Grow Great Grub
Organic Food From Small SpacesBook - 2010 | 1st ed
Grow Great Grub packs in tips and essential information about:
- Choosing a location and making the most of your soil (even if it's less than perfect)
- Building a raised bed, compost bin, and self-watering container using recycled materials
- Keeping pests and diseases away from your plants--the toxin-free way
- Growing bountiful crops in pots and selecting the best heirloom varieties
- Cultivating hundreds of plants, from blueberries to Thai basil, to the best tomatoes you'll ever taste
- Canning, and preserving to make the most of your garden's generosity
- Green-friendly, cost-saving, growing, and building projects that are smart and stylish
- And much more!
Whether you're looking to eat on a budget or simply experience the pleasure of picking tonight's meal from right outside your door, this is the must-have book for small-space gardeners--no backyard required.
GAYLA TRAIL is the creator of the acclaimed top gardening website yougrowgirl.com. Her work as a writer and photographer has appeared in publications including The New York Times , Newsweek , Budget Living , and ReadyMade . A resident of Toronto who has grown a garden on her rooftop for more than 10 years, she is the author of You Grow Girl: The Groundbreaking Guide to Gardening.
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For those organic gardeners who lack proper space for a garden. Author Gayla Trail encourages gardeners to use everyday containers to grow their own food. Fun examples include growing herbs in discarded soup cans, and even growing potatoes in a large trash can or small bucket. Perfect for those readers who have little or no space for a garden.
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