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Fabulous Food from Every Small Garden (Csiro Publishing Gardening Guides)

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Fabulous Food from Every Small Garden shows how to grow food at home in even the smallest of spaces. It explores the reasons for growing your own food, including the many potential benefits such as improved taste, freshness and nutrition. Many types of food are covered, such as vegetables, fruits, herbs and edible flowers.This practical book discusses the importance of growing open-pollinated varieties, and provides detailed instructions for successfully growing plants from seeds. Plant care is explained, including organic pest and weed control and efficient watering methods. In addition, readers are shown how to improve soil fertility by making their own fertilizer.Fabulous Food from Every Small Garden also offers solutions on incorporating food plants with other plants to create beautiful gardens in spaces such as balconies, flowerbeds and shrubbery. This is complemented with information on innovative techniques such as aquaponics, hydroponics, wicking beds and grid gardening to achieve high productivity in small spaces. The final chapter concerns harvesting and storing produce, and contains some simple recipes.Features: Gives innovative and economical methods for growing food in restricted spaces, even indoors Shows how to incorporate a wide variety of food plants into a garden Suggests spaces not normally thought of for growing food Follows a chemical-free approach to gardening Shows how to create free garden nutrients from kitchen waste Based on the author's first-hand experience and 20 years as editor of Grass Roots magazine

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ISBN:
9780643095977
Author:
Horsfall, Mary
Publisher:
CSIRO Publishing
Subject:
General
Subject:
Gardening : General
Series:
Csiro Publishing Gardening Guides
Publication Date:
20100131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
221
Dimensions:
9.40x7.40x.50 in. 1.40 lbs.

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