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Spring Gardening Picks


This time of year, our green thumbs get a little itchy. The seeds we started back in February have graduated from the grow light to the cold frame, but won't be ready for the real world for another couple weeks. The soil's been turned, the rainwater harvested, and the weeds have succumbed to our tireless efforts... for now, at least. So, in the time between preparations and planting, what's an anxious gardener to do? Read, of course! Here are just a few of the books we're turning to in this time of need...

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How to Grow More Vegetables: And Fruits, Nuts, Berries, Grains, and Other Crops Than You Ever Thought Possible on Less Land Than You Can Imagine
How to Grow More Vegetables: And Fruits, Nuts, Berries, Grains, and Other Crops Than You Ever Thought Possible on Less Land Than You Can Imagine
by John Jeavons
Staff Pick
If last year's vegetable garden left something to be desired, John Jeavons's How to Grow More Vegetables is the book for you. This thorough and accessible overview of the Grow Biointensive gardening method will show you how to get the most out of your... (read more)

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McGee and Stuckey's Bountiful Container: Create Container Gardens of Vegetables, Herbs, Fruits, and Edible Flowers
McGee and Stuckey's Bountiful Container: Create Container Gardens of Vegetables, Herbs, Fruits, and Edible Flowers
by Rose Marie Nichols McGee and Maggie Stuckey
Staff Pick
Whether you're looking to expand your traditional garden, gussy up a patio, or put your apartment balcony (however tiny) to work, McGee and Stuckey's The Bountiful Container has all the tools you need to create an edible container garden that is both... (read more)

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Fresh Food from Small Spaces: The Square-Inch Gardener's Guide to Year-Round Growing, Fermenting, and Sprouting
Fresh Food from Small Spaces: The Square-Inch Gardener's Guide to Year-Round Growing, Fermenting, and Sprouting
by R J Ruppenthal
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Books on container gardening have been wildly popular with urban and suburban readers, but until now, there has been no comprehensive "how-to" guide for growing fresh food in the absence of open land. Fresh Food from Small Spaces fills the gap as a... (read more)

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Carrots Love Tomatoes
Carrots Love Tomatoes
by Louise Riotte
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Originally published in 1975, this comprehensive and user-friendly guide to companion planting has since become a classic... and with good reason.  In Carrots Love Tomatoes, lifelong gardener and prolific author Louise Riotte reveals how plant... (read more)

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Garden Anywhere: How to Grow Gorgeous Container Gardens, Herb Gardens, Kitchen Gardens and More -- without Spending a Fortune
Garden Anywhere: How to Grow Gorgeous Container Gardens, Herb Gardens, Kitchen Gardens and More -- without Spending a Fortune
by Alys Fowler
Staff Pick
Garden Anywhere is an apartment-dwelling wannabe-horticulturalist's dream. With easy-to-follow instructions and super-creative container garden ideas — like making window boxes out of wine crates and growing potatoes in feed sacks — this book is... (read more)

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Perennial Companions: 100 Dazzling Plant Combinations for Every Season
Perennial Companions: 100 Dazzling Plant Combinations for Every Season
by Tom Fischer
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There is never a dull moment in a well-stocked perennial garden, but with so many varieties to choose from, it can be hard to know where to start. In Perennial Companions, Timber Press editor-in-chief Tom Fischer takes the guesswork (but not the fun) out... (read more)

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Four-Season Harvest: How to Harvest Fresh Organic Vegetables from Your Home Garden All Year Long
Four-Season Harvest: How to Harvest Fresh Organic Vegetables from Your Home Garden All Year Long
by Eliot Coleman
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If you love the joys of eating home-garden vegetables but always thought those joys had to stop at the end of summer, this book is for you. Eliot Coleman introduces the surprising fact that most of the United States has more winter sunshine than the... (read more)

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Seed To Seed 2ND Edition Seed Saving Techniques
Seed To Seed 2ND Edition Seed Saving Techniques
by Suzanne Ashworth
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Complete seed-saving guide that describes specific techniques for 160 vegetables, including botanical classifications, flower structure and pollination, population size, isolation distances, and techniques for caging, hand-pollination, harvesting, drying,... (read more)

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