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Better Vegetable Gardens the Chinese Way: Peter Chan's Raised Bed System

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ISBN13: 9780882663883
ISBN10: 0882663887
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Peter Chan has blended the ages-old wisdom of Chinese gardeners with the goals and needs of North American gardening. The result is a system of gardening that's easy, productive, and just fine for a small backyard. Peter proved this system worked well in the Northwest; his legion of supporters has demonstrated it makes gardening a joy wherever it's tried. The book is packed with hints – how to make compost the no-sweat way, simple methods of starting plants, harvesting tricks, stretching the growing season.

Peter Chan's raised-bed system means:

  • A beautiful garden of raised beds
  • Lots of vegetables, all season, in a small space
  • Less work and lower costs
  • Healthier plants and luscious harvests

  • About the Author

    Peter Chan was born and educated in China. He's a plant pathologist and agricultural scientist and is on the faculty of Portland State University, with more than thirty years of successful teaching and practice in vegetable gardening. The Chan family garden has been featured in Organic Gardening and Better Homes and Gardens, and was selected as Best in the West by Sunset magazine.

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    Virginia Bruce, May 29, 2008 (view all comments by Virginia Bruce)
    I've been using this book as my veggie gardening guide for about 20 years now and I've always been pleased with my results. I just introduced my son to it and he loves it too.

    However, I think that must be a typo that it's priced at $61.95...
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    dw97103, April 23, 2007 (view all comments by dw97103)
    If you fallow this book exactly as Mr Chan shows you you will have one of the nicest gardens around. It was so fun to take the worst area in my small property. Total clay and nothing was growing on it, not even weeds. The first season I had the showiest garden in the nieghborhood. If you have a choice to only obtain one book on gardening this book is the book. Its my gardening bible. Very easy to understand. My book was lost in a move so I am purchasing another to replace it.
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    Product Details

    (Peter Chan's raised bed system )
    Storey Communications
    Pownal, Vt. :
    Vegetable gardening
    Raised bed gardening.
    Series Volume:
    no. 14
    Publication Date:
    103 p.

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