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The Sustainable Vegetable Garden: A Backyard Guide to Healthy Soil and Higher Yieldsby John Jeavons
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From the author of our best-selling and widely beloved HOW TO GROW MORE VEGETABLES comes this "quick and dirty" introduction to biointensive gardening that shows it is not only possible but easy to grow astonishing crops of healthful organic vegetables and fruits, while conserving resources and actually helping the soil. A revolutionary approach to feeding ourselves and nurturing the land, this book includes:Ä¢ Step-by-step illustrations and instructions that make these techniques simple for even the novice gardener.Ä¢ Everything you need to know about planning crops, composting, harvesting, and more.Ä¢ Complete resources for seeds, tools, and other garden supplies.Feed a family of four on the bounty of your backyard, or just get more out of your garden with less effort with this wonderful resource.
Basic principles of bio-intensive gardening in concise terms, accessible even to a gardening beginner. This guide shows how, using bio-intensitive techniques and working in harmony with natural cycles, gardeners can produce larger yields in less space.
This introduction to biointensive gardening shows that it is not only possible but easy to grow astonishing crops of healthful organic vegetable and fruits, while conserving resources and helping the soil.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 105) and index.
About the Author
JOHN JEAVONS is a cofounder of the group Ecology Action and the father of the modern biointensive gardening movement. He lives in Willits, California, where he has been growing more vegetables for decades.
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