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Square Foot Gardening by Mel Bartholomew
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Aug 03, 2007

it was amazing
bookshelves: reference-books
Recommended for: gardeners!
Read in June, 2004

this is my favorite gardening book. what can i say? there's a man with a neck beard on the cover. his name is mel. mel is more or less my favorite person on the planet. he retired from his job as an engineer at 42 and then turned to gardening. when you set an engineer loose in a backyard gardening, you get precision gardening. basically, he figured out how closely you can plant things so that you get the maximum yield per square foot. each individual plant produces less, but the overall yield is much great. plus, there's way less to weed. this book rocks
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