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Success with Small Food Gardens, Using Special Intensive Methods

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How to plan and plant a small garden that produces as much as a large garden--with less work. Popular garden writer Louise Riotte shares her proven methods for addressing the special needs of the small-space garden. Covers container growing, hanging gardens, increasing soil quality, water and drainage techniques, and more. Line drawings.
Paperback, 189 pages
Published 1977 by Storey Books
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Margaret
Fantastic intro to backyard gardening. Great companion to Carrots Love Tomatoes. Louise focuses on small spaces and what you can get out of them rather than their limitations. I think a lot of gardening books try to do that, Ms Riotte in caontrast, has succeeded.
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Very good book (no pictures) on small vegetable gardens. I would recommend any of Ms. Riotte's books. Great information.
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Beloved Storey author and life-long gardener Louise Riotte passed away in 1998 at the age of 89. She wrote 12 books on gardening, companion planting, and garden lore, among them the ever-popular Carrots Love Tomatoes, which has sold approximately 515,000 copies. Her father taught her to believe in and practice astrology, while her mother was a practicing herbalist. Together they inevitably influen ...more
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