The Mini Farming Guide to Vegetable Gardening

The Mini Farming Guide to Vegetable Gardening

Self-sufficiency From Asparagus to Zucchini

Book - 2012
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Baker & Taylor
Describes a holistic approach to small-area farming that shows how to produce a large amount of food on a quarter acre of land, providing tips on soil types, weed control, canning and preserving, and cooking for self-sufficiency.

Norton Pub
New from the bestselling author of Mini Farming! Maximize your vegetablegarden!
Make the most of your vegetable garden with Brett Markham, author Mini Farming: Self-Sufficiency on ¼ Acre. This comprehensive new handbook covers everything you need to know about maximizing and harvesting the best vegetables you can possibly produce. With each chapter addressing a different vegetable, you’ll learn tips and tricks about varietal selection, nutritional merits, how to begin, special hints for growing, and how to deal with particular pests and diseases, plus one or two creative recipes to get you started. With over 150 of Markham’s own photographs guiding you every step of the way, you’ll find this an honest, straightforward guide and a must-have for any vegetable mini-farmer.


Publisher: New York : Skyhorse Pub., c2012
ISBN: 9781616086152
Branch Call Number: 635 M3417m 2012
Characteristics: xvi, 208 p. : col. ill. ; 23 cm

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