Want to grow more vegetables with less effort?This book shares an easy to follow method to help you grow incredibly tasty and nutritious vegetables in your own backyard organically. You'll discover the secrets to growing healthy crops that are naturally resistant to pests and diseases. You'll learn how to keep the bad bugs under control without using any nasty chemicals. Whilst drastically increasing your harvests using a simple methods every gardener can follow.As you read this book, you will learn why soil is the key to growing healthy and productive vegetable garden. You'll uncover a step-by-step plan showing you exactly how to fix your soil so your garden thrives for years to come.You will also discover:➤ What to look for when choosing the perfect site for your new vegetable garden and how to get your new garden started easily and affordably➤ How to test your soil to reveal its secrets any time you like using this simple kitchen counter test anyone can do at home in less than 5 minutes➤ Why mulching your garden beds is easily the worst thing you can do to grow vegetables and what you should be doing instead to grow high yielding crops➤ How to turn any soil into a rich fertile loam that grows tasty vegetables without using any expensive fertilizers or soil amendments➤ Why this one all-natural ingredient is the secret to growing the best tasting vegetables on the planet and how you can source it for next to nothing➤ The fool-proof method that will get all your seeds to germinate every single time without fail without using any fancy seed raising equipment or complicated methods➤ Why every gardener should be sowing 3x more seeds than what the gardening mainstream recommend to grow the most pest resistant crops you've ever seen➤ How watering your vegetables less often will increase yields and grow healthier, better tasting food for your family➤ The crucial difference to growing vegetables in the ground versus raised garden beds, and when to use each method for the best results➤ How to easily make your own all natural fertilizer from low cost ingredients you can find anywhere in the world including the United States➤ The lazy gardeners way of making fast compost that grows super productive vegetablesThis book is an essential read for any backyard gardener, particularly if you want to grow organic vegetables with very little effort and resources. You'll learn the secrets that enabled generations of gardeners to grow organic nutrient-dense crops, without using fertilizers or pesticides.I know you'll be beyond satisfied with what you'll learn in this book. It'll show you surprising ways to save money and maximize yields in your garden. Let us know how this book has helped you grow a better vegetable garden in the reviews below.
A hands-on guide to the ins and outs of raising and using vegetables Want to grow your own vegetables? You can do it the fun and easy way with this practical guide. From selecting the right spot to preparing the soil to harvesting, Vegetable Gardening For Dummies, 2nd Edition shows you how to successfully raise vegetables regardless of the size of your plot or your dietary needs. You'll discover how to plot your garden and get the soil in tip-top shape; select the types of vegetables you want to grow; plant the seeds properly; and care for them as they grow. You'll also know the right time to pick your vegetables and the best ways to enjoy them. Plus, you'll get tips on preserving foods grown at home. Expert advice on planting, caring for, harvesting, and enjoying the fruits of your own vegetable garden Features environmentally friendly ways to combat pests in your garden Charlie Nardozzi is senior horticulturist and spokesperson for the National Gardening Association; he's also been the gardening expert on such programs as HGTV's Today at Home and Way to Grow and the Discovery Channel's Home Matters Whether you have a green thumb or you've never grown a plant before, Vegetable Gardening For Dummies, 2nd Edition has all the information you need to create a healthy garden.
Building and Maintaining Healthy Soil * Wise Watering * Pest Control Strategies * Home Composting * Dozens of Growing Guides for Fruits and Vegetables
Author: Mother Earth News
Publisher: Voyageur Press
The Mother Earth News Guide to Vegetable Gardening is a must have volume packed with time-tested information, photographs, and charming illustrations for home gardeners everywhere. For years, millions of readers have turned to Mother Earth News for trusted advice on growing vegetables and fruits. The Mother Earth News Guide to Vegetable Gardening harnesses decades of wisdom, bringing together all the indispensable techniques, complete growing guides, helpful tips, useful photographs, and inspiring illustrations for which Mother Earth News is known. Plan for self-sufficiency with a garden focused on edibles! Choose from variety of plans for kitchen gardens, browse strategies for small space gardening, or up your gardening game by installing and maintaining permanent beds. Soil concerns? Get the dirt on building fertile soil, soil pH, compost, vermicompost--even biochar. Long-time gardeners are sure to find something new, from vertical gardening to plans for extending the seasons. That’s right, garden through the seasons with dozens of vegetable-and fruit-specific growing guides. Start with your favorites or learn to love something new (Asian greens or fruit trees, anyone?). In slower-growing or more challenging seasons, Mother Earth is there to help. Whether you need to know the best vegetables to grow in the shade or the top gardening tips for soil health in winter, this book has it all.
39 Indispensable Projects to Increase the Bounty and Beauty of Your Garden
Author: Editors of Storey Publishing
Publisher: Storey Publishing
Build an efficient and productive garden! These 39 simple-to-make projects are designed to increase your harvest while simultaneously making your garden chores easier. Requiring no specialized equipment or previous woodworking experience, detailed step-by-step instructions guide you through the construction of cold frames, compost bins, raised beds, potting benches, trellises, and more. Most of the projects can be made in just a few hours, so you can spend more time enjoying your beautiful and thriving garden.
Discover Simple Ways to Grow a Vegetable Garden That Is Luscious and Thriving Using Innovative Gardening Raised Bed Techniques
Author: Diane Hendricks
Publisher: Speedy Publishing LLC
With today's increasing food and health-related issues, the idea of growing vegetables right at your backyard seems to be a promising solution to improve overall health. Homegrown vegetables do not contain any harmful pesticides that greatly contribute to people's worsening health problems. Planning your garden indoors or outdoors can be feasible with the raised bed gardening technique. Home gardening provides a lot of benefits which includes a fresh supply of vegetables all year round while allowing you to save more on your budget. Learn the basics of raised bed gardening. All the information you need is packed in this one helpful book. Other benefits you can get from this book: - Benefits of Backyard Gardening - How to Start Raised Bed Gardening - Plan a Successful Vegetable Garden - Vegetables and Herbs to Grow for Your First Crop - Compost and Composting for your Garden - How to Manage Bugs and Slugs in your Garden - Homegrown Vegetable Recipes
Presented is information on choosing a garden site, soil testing, organic gardening, hand and power tools, transplanting, greenhouses, and indoor gardening, with an evaluation of the varieties available for each vegetable