Synopses & Reviews
The Square Foot Gardening story began more than 30 years ago when author Mel Bartholomew devised this radical new approach to growing edibles. In the years that have passed, Mel and his legions of Certified Instructors have taught the SFG system to thousands of eager gardeners across the globe, and more than two million readers have bought Mel’s books and learned his ways of growing. In his breezy, homespun style, Mel gives a firsthand account of the who, what, when, and why of the Square Foot Gardening phenomenon. Then, he shares the best and most common questions he has encountered from his books, seminars, and TV series. And of course, he provides the answers. The Q&As are punctuated with stories, anecdotes, and reader successes that reaffirm the Square Foot Gardening experience. Whether you are an old hand with SFGs, a newcomer to the method, or simply someone who enjoys reading good information on gardening, you will find hours of enjoyment and inspiration in this new book.
Square Foot Gardening Answer Book
is for all of the world's square foot gardeners. The book shows you ways to get more from your gardening efforts. Using proven techniques, appliances and approaches, this book will put more harvest on your table, with no additional garden beds. For more than 30 years Mel Bartholomew has been answering questions from Square Foot Gardeners, and this book presents the very best of that information. Real solutions to real problems, from the inventor of the Square Foot Gardening method.
About the Author
Author Mel Bartholomew developed the innovative square foot approach to gardening back in the 1970s, first publishing on the subject a few years later. His follow-up title, All New Square Foot Gardening, was published in 2005 and has since made home gardening accessible for millions. His Square Foot Gardening television show ran for five seasons on PBS. Through various humanitarian organizations, including the Square Foot Gardening Foundation and the Square Meter Gardening International Training Centers, he has helped put fresh vegetables on the table in underprivileged societies all over the world. He currently resides in California, with the Square Foot Gardening Foundation located in South Carolina.