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Your patio, balcony, rooftop, front stoop, boulevard, windowsill, planter box, or fire escape is a potential fresh food garden waiting to happen. In Grow Great Grub, Gayla Trail, the founder of the leading online gardening community YouGrowGirl.com, shows you how to grow your own delicious, affordable, organic edibles virtually anywhere.

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.

Review:

"There's a lot packed into just a couple hundred pages, including lots of great tips, explainers and projects, like how to make your own self-watering container. The photos — by Trail and her partner, Davin Risk — are beautiful and inspiring." Peggy McMullen, Oregonian

Synopsis:

For the burgeoning audience of gardeners who wants to grow their own food, even with space constraints, this is the essential, encouraging, hip guide from an urban gardening expert with a huge Internet following. Full-color photographs throughout.

Synopsis:

Your patio, balcony, rooftop, front stoop, boulevard, windowsill, planter box, or fire escape is a potential fresh food garden waiting to happen. In Grow Great Grub, Gayla Trail, the founder of the leading online gardening community (YouGrowGirl.com), shows you how to grow your own delicious, affordable, organic edibles virtually anywhere.                  

 

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.

About the Author

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 also the author of You Grow Girl: The Groundbreaking Guide to Gardening.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780307452016
Author:
Trail, Gayla
Publisher:
Clarkson Potter Publishers
Subject:
Vegetables
Subject:
General Gardening
Subject:
Gardening-Vegetable
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20100231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
100 4-COLOR PHOTOGRAPHS
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
8.98x7.40x.64 in. 1.32 lbs.

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"Review" by , "There's a lot packed into just a couple hundred pages, including lots of great tips, explainers and projects, like how to make your own self-watering container. The photos — by Trail and her partner, Davin Risk — are beautiful and inspiring."
"Synopsis" by , For the burgeoning audience of gardeners who wants to grow their own food, even with space constraints, this is the essential, encouraging, hip guide from an urban gardening expert with a huge Internet following. Full-color photographs throughout.
"Synopsis" by , Your patio, balcony, rooftop, front stoop, boulevard, windowsill, planter box, or fire escape is a potential fresh food garden waiting to happen. In Grow Great Grub, Gayla Trail, the founder of the leading online gardening community (YouGrowGirl.com), shows you how to grow your own delicious, affordable, organic edibles virtually anywhere.                  

 

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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