Gold Gato, September 7, 2013 (view all comments by Gold Gato)
This is a very good book for anyone who wants to grow a market garden, even if there is little open ground to do so. By creating squares divided into specific grids, the author provides an easy guideline for would-be gardeners, who want results without too much work. For me, I found his chapters nicely laid out with tidbits on pests, water, soil, and structures.
While I don't use too much square footing as I have plenty garden space, I've seen it in action at a neighborhood open garden, where each owner successfully follows Bartholomew's advice as gospel. His chapter on vertical gardening is eye-opening, so it's hard to go wrong with this book as a basic bible for first-timers.
Book Season = Year Round (each season has its seed)
kdrvs, February 9, 2009 (view all comments by kdrvs)
This is the quintessential gardening book for easy, productive veggie, flower and herb gardens alike. It it a system to grow happy, healthy plants in very small or very large places. Bartholomew is brillient is his instuctive advice on creating high volume, happy gardens. This book is a must have for every home gardening enthusiast
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jasonmacd, April 23, 2007 (view all comments by jasonmacd)
An excellent guide to growing vegetables for beginning gardeners. This book is packed with information to get you started packing plants in small spaces.
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