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        61.

        HOMEGROWN

        Marta Teegen
        Paperback

        Price: $19.99

        Swap the annuals for edibles, creating attractive beds and containers that both beautify the yard and provide a bounty of fresh produce. As a trained chef-turned-professional kitchen garden designer, …

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        Swap the annuals for edibles, creating attractive beds and containers that both beautify the yard and provide a bounty of fresh produce. As a trained chef-turned-professional kitchen garden designer, Marta Teegen knows what a difference freshly harvested vegetables can make to a meal—and how easy it is to ensure seasonal vegetables are always available when you need them. She touts the joys of creating front yard–friendly raised beds and container gardens that take up only a small amount of space and look beautiful to boot, and shares ideas for tucking productive gardens in other small nooks and corners.

        Teegen's unique cuisine-based planting methods mean herbs, vegetables, and edible flowers grow next to each other in commingled plots—quickly, reliably, and efficiently. You'll find more than 40 top picks for small-space vegetables that yield big and are trouble-free, plus a variety of menus and 50 recipes for fresh and delicious summer dishes. With food prices on the rise and concern over pesticide residues on produce ever present, the number of homeowners growing vegetables nearly doubled in the last year. Homegrown shows that even urban and suburban dwellers can grow their own vegetables in easy-to-tend plots and spaces.

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        SMALL-SPACE CONTAINER GARDENS

        Fern Richardson
        Paperback

        Price: $19.95

        Small? Yes. A concrete slab populated solely with plastic chairs and an abandoned grill? Not anymore.

        Chances are your balcony, porch, or patio could use a major makeover. Fern Richardson…

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        Small? Yes. A concrete slab populated solely with plastic chairs and an abandoned grill? Not anymore.

        Chances are your balcony, porch, or patio could use a major makeover. Fern Richardson, charismatic creator of the blog Life on the Balcony, is here to walk you through the process of beautifying a small space — even when your budget is just as small.

        This exciting guide layers practical gardening fundamentals with creative solutions that encourage thinking outside the pot. Maybe this means repurposing a shipping pallet to create a colorful vertical garden of nasturtiums and lobelia. Or simply seeing walls, rafters, railings, and everything in between as fair game. You'll also learn how to tackle unique challenges, like windy conditions when gardening several stories above street level, and how to care for plants and troubleshoot with the best of them.

        From design basics to essential plant picks, Small-Space Container Gardens proves you don't need a yard to have a garden. For anyone who wants more green in their life, it's time to get out there and start growing.

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        STAND UP AND GARDEN

        Mary Moss-Sprague
        Paperback

        Price: $16.95

        Focusing on containers, trellises, and raised beds, this book shows how everyone can garden, including those with physical limitations like arthritis or location limitations like apartment-dwellers wi…

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        Focusing on containers, trellises, and raised beds, this book shows how everyone can garden, including those with physical limitations like arthritis or location limitations like apartment-dwellers without backyards.

        Knowing where our food comes from is a huge issue; food safety and costs seem to figure more prominently in our lives all the time. Many people would like to grow their own vegetables but don’t know how to begin—digging, plowing, planting, weeding, and watering a large plot can be daunting. Stand Up and Garden shows how everyone can garden, including those with physical limitations like arthritis or location limitations like apartment-dwellers without backyards. Imagine harvesting radishes, carrots, and strawberries in the spring; herbs, tomatoes, and cucumbers all through the summer; beets, spinach, and even potatoes in autumn. By focusing on containers, trellises, and raised beds, Master Gardener Mary Moss-Sprague has improved upon traditional gardening by developing ways to grow plants that produce large amounts of food—enough for canning and other preservation—in small vertical spaces. New gardeners will find basic planting and growing information for a wide range of vegetables and herbs. Experienced growers will find economical, space- and energy-saving ideas. In addition to vertical gardening techniques, there are tips on overwintering plants and details on sustainable and eco-friendly gardening practices. Step-by-step illustrations and supply lists of inexpensive materials make projects like building a trellis or constructing a raised bed using straw bales accessible to everyone, regardless of ability or skill. There’s even a chapter on installing a micro-drip irrigation system—a very helpful innovation that eliminates the need for heavy hand-held watering devices. Use this great reference for inspiration and instruction on sustainable and economical gardening practices and techniques.

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        THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO PERMACULTURE

        Nicole Faires
        Paperback

        Price: $16.95

        Permaculture is an important but often misunderstood method of growing food and building homes in a manner that works with nature, rather than against it, to create beautiful, healthy, and useful gard…

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        Permaculture is an important but often misunderstood method of growing food and building homes in a manner that works with nature, rather than against it, to create beautiful, healthy, and useful gardens. Blending ecology, organic agriculture, green home design, appropriate technology, and biology can be confusing and overwhelming, but The Ultimate Guide to Permaculture simplifies this vast field for practical application. This is a hands-on guide, taking the beginner through each step of the design process, so that anyone can apply permaculture principles to their own life. While the principles are simple, the in-depth topics cover every aspect of permaculture, including:

        • Building green homes and passive solar design
        • Growing edible plant communities and forest gardens
        • Using no-till and natural farming methods
        • Creating microclimates for extended growing seasons
        • Raising livestock with ecological foraging techniques
        This is a common-sense approach to sustainable living that creates a self-sufficient and low-effort home for the people that live there, whether in the city or the country. The Ultimate Guide to Permaculture isn’t a philosophy book, or a dissertation on theory. It is a step-by-step, complete guide to every aspect of permaculture.

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        MAXIMIZING YOUR MINI FARM

        Brett L. Markham
        Paperback

        Price: $18.95

        Mini farming describes a holistic approach to small-area farming that will show you how to produce 85 percent of an average family’s food on just a quarter acre—and earn $10,000 in cash annually whi…

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        Mini farming describes a holistic approach to small-area farming that will show you how to produce 85 percent of an average family’s food on just a quarter acre—and earn $10,000 in cash annually while spending less than half the time that an ordinary job would require. Now expanding exponentially on his bestselling Mini Farming: Self-Sufficiency on ¼ Acre, Brett Markham gives you tips, tricks, and planning advice on how to make the most of your mini farm. New topics include:

        • Soil and Fertility
        • Tools and Techniques
        • Planting Guides and Seeders
        • Easy Trellising
        • Weed Control Techniques
        • Greater Food Self-Sufficiency
        • Making Your Own Country Wines
        • Making Your Own Vinegars
        • Making Cheese at Home
        • Cooking for Self-Sufficiency

        Keep your costs down and production high with this complete guide to maximizing your mini farm—whether it’s a rooftop urban garden, a suburban backyard, or a more substantial plot of land. Materials, tools, and techniques are detailed with tables, diagrams, and 200 color illustrations and author photographs.

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        THE RODALE BOOK OF COMPOSTING

        Rodale
        Paperback

        Price: $16.95

        The essential guide to composting for all gardeners and enviromentally conscious people.

        Composting is fast becoming a household word. Gardeners know it is the best way to feed the soil, …

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        The essential guide to composting for all gardeners and enviromentally conscious people.

        Composting is fast becoming a household word. Gardeners know it is the best way to feed the soil, while others look to composting as a way to dispose of grass clippings, autumn leaves, and tree trimmings. The Rodale Book of Composting offers:

        • Easy-to-follow instructions for making and using compost
        • Helpful tips for apartment dwellers, suburbanites, farmers and community leaders
        • Ecologically sound solutions to growing waste disposal problems

        67.

        THE GREENHOUSE GARDENER

        Anne Swithinbank
        Paperback

        Price: $19.95

        A greenhouse can be a garden's greatest asset: its nucleus and powerhouse. There are many ways of using it and a gardener can adopt one or all of them. In spring, you can start young plants from seed;…

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        A greenhouse can be a garden's greatest asset: its nucleus and powerhouse. There are many ways of using it and a gardener can adopt one or all of them. In spring, you can start young plants from seed; raise tender perennials to fill gaps in the garden; give young vegetable plants a head start; sow early lettuce while the soil is too sticky to work outdoors. During spring and summer, you can raise greenhouse crops like tomatoes, cucumbers, aubergines and chillis. You'll be able to overwinter tender plants such as bananas and cannas. And the greenhouse can be a showcase full of beautiful, unusual and exotic plants.

        Trained at Kew and for many years Glasshouse Supervisor at the RHS Garden at Wisley, Anne Swithinbank is the expert on greenhouse gardening, and in this book she comprehensively describes the techniques that will allow you to greatly expand the growing capabilities of your garden.

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        THE SMALL BUDGET GARDENER

        Maureen Gilmer
        Paperback

        Price: $16.95

        With consumers seeking ways to do more with less money, The Small Budget Gardener is a must have for gardening on a budget. With helpful tips and advice, gardeners can create beautiful, healthy sustai…

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        With consumers seeking ways to do more with less money, The Small Budget Gardener is a must have for gardening on a budget. With helpful tips and advice, gardeners can create beautiful, healthy sustainable landscapes with recycled materials and limited resources. Author, Maureen Gilmer includes a chapter on food gardening and preserving precious resources.

        Landscape designer and horticulturist, Maureen Gilmer has compiled years of gardening experience with advice on everything from amending the soil and fighting off pests and diseases in the garden, to sourcing and propagating plants, and creating landscapes and garden structures with free or recycled materials. The Small Budget Gardener addresses gardening while conserving water and minimizing energy dollars, creating an eco-friendly landscape, including a chapter on growing vegetables and offers creative ideas for adding garden structures and yard enhancements to the landscape.

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        VEGETABLE GARDENING THE COLONIAL WILLIAMSBURG WAY

        Wesley Greene
        Hardcover

        Price: $30.00

        From the nation’s foremost historical preservation site comes a guide to traditional—and still relevant—methods and advice for planting and tending a productive vegetable garden. In a colonial-style g…

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        From the nation’s foremost historical preservation site comes a guide to traditional—and still relevant—methods and advice for planting and tending a productive vegetable garden. In a colonial-style garden, the broccoli is purple and “turkey” cucumbers grow to three feet long; oiled paper predates plastic for sheltering spring plants; and fermenting manure warms the seedlings. Finding inspiration and value in 18th-century plants, tools, and techniques, the gardeners at Colonial Williamsburg have discovered that these traditional vegetable-growing methods are perfectly at home in today’s modern organic gardens. After all, in the 18th century, organic gardening was the only type of gardening and local produce the only produce available.

        Author Wesley Greene founded the Colonial Garden in Colonial Williamsburg’s Historic Area in 1996. He and his colleagues have painstakingly researched the ways the colonists planted and tended their vegetable and herb beds, most of which are more relevant than ever. Along with historical commentary and complete growing instructions for 50 delicious vegetables, including colonial varieties still available today, gardeners and folklorists will find weather-watching guidelines, planting techniques, and seedsaving advice for legumes, brassicas, alliums, root crops, nightshades, melons, squash, greens, and other curious and tender produce.

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        THE OLD-FASHIONED FRUIT GARDEN

        Jo Ann Gardner
        Paperback

        Price: $14.95

        Jo Ann Gardner and her husband, Jigs, have been farming for nearly four decades, specializing in fruit, dairy, and herb products. Jo Ann herself makes and sells seventy-five cases of jams, jellies, an…

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        Jo Ann Gardner and her husband, Jigs, have been farming for nearly four decades, specializing in fruit, dairy, and herb products. Jo Ann herself makes and sells seventy-five cases of jams, jellies, and preserves a year. She knows her subject well—and this breezy, delightful reissue of her classic text is a testament to the continued relevance of her years of gardening knowledge. Whether an old hand or a novice, you’ll find The Old-Fashioned Fruit Garden enlightening and informative, not to mention enjoyable. In this updated and full-color edition of The Old-Fashioned Fruit Garden, Jo Ann takes you back to the basics.

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