Synopses & Reviews
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.