The Fictioning Horror Sale
 
 

Recently Viewed clear list


Original Essays | September 15, 2014

Lois Leveen: IMG Forsooth Me Not: Shakespeare, Juliet, Her Nurse, and a Novel



There's this writer, William Shakespeare. Perhaps you've heard of him. He wrote this play, Romeo and Juliet. Maybe you've heard of it as well. It's... Continue »
  1. $18.19 Sale Hardcover add to wish list

    Juliet's Nurse

    Lois Leveen 9781476757445

spacer
Qualifying orders ship free.
$14.95
New Trade Paper
Ships in 1 to 3 days
Add to Wishlist
Qty Store Section
4 Local Warehouse Gardening- Vegetable
2 Remote Warehouse Gardening- Vegetable

Fast, Fresh Garden Edibles: Quick Crops for Small Spaces

by

Fast, Fresh Garden Edibles: Quick Crops for Small Spaces Cover

 

Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

• Expert advice on cutting the time from sowing to harvesting over 300 varieties of popular vegetables, fruits, and herbs

• Garden space tight? No problem—grow bumper crops in containers, on windowsills, and in window boxes

• Over 270 photos that will help you grow the quickest fruits and vegetables possible

• Tips on improving garden soil, feeding and harvesting plantings, and identifying and dealing with garden pests

 

JANE COURTIER has written many gardening books including The No-Garden Gardener, Patio and Courtyard Gardens, and Vegetable Gardening: From Planting to Picking—The Complete Guide to Creating a Bountiful Garden. She contributes to many magazines, writing on a wide range of gardening topics.

Synopsis:

Quick growing crops for impatient gardeners. No garden, no problem. Grow vegetables on balconies, in window boxes, and in hanging baskets. Tips for using every inch of available growing space as well as techniques for planting and harvesting a bumper crop of vegetables in record time. Over 300 mouth-watering images; complete glossary and index; an A-Z list of recommended crops.

Synopsis:

Fast, Fresh Garden Edibles shows homeowners how to use every square inch of available space to grow fresh vegetables in the shortest possible time. Guides to growing in small gardens, in containers, and in window boxes. How to select and plant the quickest growing varieties of vegetables.

Synopsis:

Fast, Fresh Garden Edibles solves two problems for many home gardeners. It shows gardeners without gardens how to grow vegetables in the smallest of spaces, including turning a small mostly paved courtyard or patio into a bountiful garden and how to make use of window boxes, containers, and hanging baskets to produce healthful and tasty fresh vegetables. And for those who want results without waiting all summer to start harvesting, Fast, Fresh Garden Edibles provides planting and growing techniques that help produce vegetables quickly. In addition, the book focuses on those vegetables and vegetables varieties that are known for short growing seasons. Author Jane Courtier is an experienced garden writer who brings her expertise to small-space, quick results vegetable gardening. She also provides sound advice for sowing, growing, and harvesting techniques.

About the Author

Jane Courtier was project editor of the Royal Horticultural Society Carol Klein's Grown Your Own Veg Journal and editor-in-chief of Royal Horticultural Society Grown Your Own Kitchen Garden (Mitchell Beazley 2009). She was co-author of The Complete Vegetable Gardener (Reader's Digest 2006). She has contributed a number of articles to gardening magazines.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Fast Food
 
Chapter 1
Where to Grow
    No Garden: Growing on Balconies, Window Boxes, Hanging Baskets
    Courtyard Garden: Small Space Gardening Using Vertical Spaces
    Soil Beds
    
Chapter 2
How to Grow
    Techniques for Sowing, Thinning, Maintaining, and Harvesting
 
Chapter 3
What to Grow
    Guide to Quick-Growing Vegetables

Product Details

ISBN:
9781580115124
Author:
Courtier, Jane
Publisher:
Creative Homeowner
Author:
Gardening
Author:
Vegetable
Author:
How-To
Subject:
Vegetables
Subject:
Garden
Subject:
Vegetable
Subject:
FAST
Subject:
Fresh
Subject:
Gardening-Vegetable
Edition Description:
First
Series:
Gardening
Publication Date:
20110131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 5
Language:
English
Illustrations:
300
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
10.88 x 8.5 x 0.41 in 1.37 lb

Related Subjects

Home and Garden » Gardening » General
Home and Garden » Gardening » Small and Urban
Home and Garden » Gardening » Vegetable

Fast, Fresh Garden Edibles: Quick Crops for Small Spaces New Trade Paper
0 stars - 0 reviews
$14.95 In Stock
Product details 176 pages Creative Homeowner Press - English 9781580115124 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Quick growing crops for impatient gardeners. No garden, no problem. Grow vegetables on balconies, in window boxes, and in hanging baskets. Tips for using every inch of available growing space as well as techniques for planting and harvesting a bumper crop of vegetables in record time. Over 300 mouth-watering images; complete glossary and index; an A-Z list of recommended crops.
"Synopsis" by ,
Fast, Fresh Garden Edibles shows homeowners how to use every square inch of available space to grow fresh vegetables in the shortest possible time. Guides to growing in small gardens, in containers, and in window boxes. How to select and plant the quickest growing varieties of vegetables.
"Synopsis" by ,
Fast, Fresh Garden Edibles solves two problems for many home gardeners. It shows gardeners without gardens how to grow vegetables in the smallest of spaces, including turning a small mostly paved courtyard or patio into a bountiful garden and how to make use of window boxes, containers, and hanging baskets to produce healthful and tasty fresh vegetables. And for those who want results without waiting all summer to start harvesting, Fast, Fresh Garden Edibles provides planting and growing techniques that help produce vegetables quickly. In addition, the book focuses on those vegetables and vegetables varieties that are known for short growing seasons. Author Jane Courtier is an experienced garden writer who brings her expertise to small-space, quick results vegetable gardening. She also provides sound advice for sowing, growing, and harvesting techniques.
spacer
spacer
  • back to top
Follow us on...




Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.