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All New Square Foot Gardening

The Revolutionary Way to Grow More in Less Space
Bartholomew, Mel (Book - 2013)
Average Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5.
All New Square Foot Gardening
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Rapidly increasing in popularity, square foot gardening is the most practical, foolproof way to grow a home garden. That explains why author and gardening innovator Mel Bartholomew has sold more than two million books describing how to become a successful DIY square foot gardener. Now, with the publication of All New Square Foot Gardening, Second Edition , the essential guide to his unique step-by-step method has become even better. Mel developed his techniques back in the early 1980s and has been teaching them throughout the world ever since. In the process, he has made improvements and refinements and continually adapted his practices to keep pace with modern times. In this new volume, Bartholomew furthers his discussion on one of the most popular gardening trends today: vertical gardening. He also explains how you can make gardening fun for kids by teaching them the square foot method. Finally, an expanded section on pest control helps you protect your precious produce. Rich with new full-color images and updated tips for selecting materials, this beautiful new edition is perfect for brand-new gardeners as well as the millions of square foot gardeners who are already dedicated to Mel's industry-changing insights.
Authors: Bartholomew, Mel
Title: All new square foot gardening
the revolutionary way to grow more in less space
Publisher: Minneapolis, Minn. : Cool Springs Press, c2013
Edition: 2nd ed
Characteristics: 272 p. :,col. ill. ;,24 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Mel Bartholomew
Notes: Includes index
Contents: SFG, new and improved
Plan your garden
Building boxes and structures
Mel's mix, essential for square foot gardening success
How to plant your all new square foot garden
Growing and harvesting
Vertical gardening
Extending the seasons
Special gardens & gardeners
Appendix. At a glance vegetables ; At a glance herbs & flowers
Alternate Title: Square foot gardening
ISBN: 1591865484
Branch Call Number: 635 B287a 2013
Subject Headings: Gardening for children Small gardens Vertical gardening Square foot gardening Vegetable gardening
Topical Term: Gardening for children
Small gardens
Vertical gardening
Square foot gardening
Vegetable gardening
LCCN: 2012042837
Publisher No: 211182 Cool Springs Press
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This is the best way to start a garden in a small space. It is set up to be manageable and has proven to be a good way to start vegetable gardening. It is a variation on bio-intensive gardening for the lay person.

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Jun 29, 2013
  • nlb2358 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

This is the best gardening book I have read, and this Spring/summer I have been doing a LOT of garden book reading trying to learn about gardening. I am now on a search for my own copy - I plan on following this method next year no questions asked!! This guy is a genius! HIGHLY RECOMMEND this book!


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