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Title:
More food from small spaces : growing denser, deeper, higher, longer gardens
Author:
Park, Margaret, 1954-
Personal Author:
Edition:
1st ed.
Publication Information:
Salt Lake City, UT : Great River Books, 2013.
Physical Description:
143 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Denser: the center square plan -- Deeper: the fertile soil base for intensive planting -- Higher: training plants upward -- Longer: strategies for extending the growing season -- Seed saving: having ample seed stocks -- Some solutions for common garden problems -- Making food last.
ISBN:
9780915556427
Format :
Book

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Food, we can't live without it, yet its costs are rising and consuming more of the family budget. In addition, health concerns about the use of pesticides, gmo foods, and potential soil mineral depletion in the food supply inspire more people to want to grow their own vegetables. Many of these live in cities with only small yard spaces. This book presents new methods devised and tested by the author to maximize food production from a small yard. By tightly spacing plants in deep, fertile soil, training plants vertically, and harvesting year round -- with the help of the inexpensive, portable greenhouse one can build from this book -- a great proportion of a family