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The Postage Stamp Vegetable Garden

Author : Karen Newcomb
ISBN : 9781607746843
Genre : Gardening
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One of the best books for beginning and experienced vegetable gardeners, this clear, straightforward, easy-to-read gardening bestseller (over 500,000 copies sold) uses organic, biodynamic methods to produce large amounts of vegetables in very small spaces. To accommodate today's lifestyles, a garden needs to fit easily into a very small plot, take as little time as possible to maintain, require a minimum amount of water, and still produce prolifically. That's exactly what a postage stamp garden does. Postage stamp gardens are as little as 4 by 4 feet, and, after the initial soil preparation, they require very little extra work to produce a tremendous amount of vegetables--for instance, a 5-by-5-foot bed will produce a minimum of 200 pounds of vegetables. When first published 40 years ago, the postage stamp techniques, including closely planted beds rather than rows, vines and trailing plants grown vertically to free up space, and intercropping, were groundbreaking. Revised for an all new generation of gardeners, this edition includes brand new information on the variety of heirloom vegetables available today and how to grow them the postage stamp way. Now, in an ever busier world, the postage stamp intensive gardening method continues to be invaluable for gardeners who wish to weed, water, and work a whole lot less yet produce so much more. From the Trade Paperback edition.

The Postage Stamp Kitchen Garden Book

Author : Duane G. Newcomb
ISBN : CORNELL:31924073967428
Genre : Gardening
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Explains how to create a garden of fresh herbs and vegetables in a very small area, without a lot of weeding, watering, and overall effort

The Postage Stamp Garden Book

Author : Duane G. Newcomb
ISBN : 1580621236
Genre : Gardening
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Instructions in this book demonstrate how anyone can produce tremendous amounts of vegetables in small spaces by following intensive techniques. Illustrations.

The Mother Earth News Guide To Vegetable Gardening

Author : Mother Earth News
ISBN : 9780760351871
Genre : Gardening
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"Building and maintaining healthy soil, wise watering, pest control strategies, home composting, dozens of growing guides for fruits and vegetables"--Front cover.

Illustrated Guide To The Flower And Vegetable Garden And Catalogue Of Seeds

Author : Hovey & Co
ISBN : CORNELL:31924016419982
Genre : Flower gardening
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The Colorado Gardener S Companion

Author : Jodi Torpey
ISBN : 9781493014033
Genre : Gardening
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The Colorado Gardener’s Companion is your guide to cultivating a successful garden in the Centennial State. Whether you are an experienced green thumb or an inquiring novice, whether you live in the mountains, on the Western Slope, along the Front Range, or on the eastern plains, this easy-to-understand guide will help you grow bountiful vegetables, abundant flowers, and lush lawns. You will learn:What’s in your Colorado soil and how to improve itHow to take advantage of the state’s semiarid climateTechniques to maximize the short growing seasonThe best high-performance plant varieties for your climate How to landscape to conserve waterWays to deal with the challenges of Colorado’s wild weatherLocal sources of hands-on assistance with gardening questionsIn short, how to succeed in your Rocky Mountain garden

The Backyard Vegetable Factory

Author : Duane G. Newcomb
ISBN : CORNELL:31924050737216
Genre : Gardening
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Explains the design, planning, planting, and working of small-scale, high-yield vegetable gardens

Garden Up Smart Vertical Gardening For Small And Large Spaces

Author : Susan Morrison
ISBN : 9781591864929
Genre : Gardening
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In a full-color book for the space-limited gardener, or for someone who just wants to be hip to the latest gardening trend, the authors explain how to turn walls, trellises and other vertical elements into beautiful ornamental or edible gardens. Original.

The Empty Mirror

Author : J. Sydney Jones
ISBN : 1429982586
Genre : Fiction
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The summer of 1898 finds Austria terrorized by a killer who the press calls "Vienna's Jack the Ripper." Four bodies have already been found, but when the painter Gustav Klimt's female model becomes the fifth victim, the police finger him as the culprit. The artist has already scandalized Viennese society with his erotically charged modern paintings. Who better to take the blame for the crimes that have plagued the city? This is, however, far from an open-and-shut case. Klimt's lawyer, Karl Werthen, has an ace up his sleeve. Dr. Hans Gross, the renowned father of criminology, has agreed to assist him in investigating the murders. Together, Gross and Werthen must not only clear Klimt's name but also follow the trail of a killer that will lead them in the most surprising of directions. By uncovering the cause of the crimes that have shaken the city, the two men may risk damaging Vienna more than the murders did themselves. Written by an acclaimed expert on Vienna and its history, The Empty Mirror introduces a new series of stunning historical mysteries that reveals the culture and curiosities of this fascinating fin de siècle metropolis.

Moon Gardening Ancient And Natural Ways To Grow Healthier Tastier Food

Author : John Harris
ISBN : 9781786063182
Genre : Gardening
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GROW MORE FOR LESS – SHEER LUNACY LEARN THE SECRETS OF MOON GARDENING. SUITABLE FOR ALL GARDENS. FROM POSTAGE-STAMP ALLOTMENTS TO COUNTRY ESTATES This is not your average gardening book. In it you will discover how to increase your crop yield and grow healthier plants and better tasting food, while reducing work in your garden and forking out less on fertiliser. This seemingly impossible win-win is achieved by planting and reaping in tune with the phases of the moon. Lunar gardening has been around for as long as man has pulled food from the soil. It was practised by the Incas and the Native Americans, and is still followed by the Maoris and rural communities in Eastern Europe. Because it works. But with the mass adoption of fertilisers achieving quicker results for a need-it-now-generation, these techniques have been all but forgotten by the modern gardener. Until now. Head gardener at Cornwall's famous Tresillian Estate, John Harris has researched, studied and put in to practice the principles of gardening by the phases of the moon for more than forty years. The results he's achieved are nothing short of astonishing. He has never watered his garden (even during the drought of 1976), he only grows organically and yet he's won numerous show awards and prizes for the size, abundance and taste of his produce. In Moon Gardening, he shows you how you can do the same by following a few simple principles. Moon gardening is not some groundless fad. It's been followed for thousands of years with great success. Anyone who's met John Harris knows he's one of the most down-to-earth people you could wish to meet. This book, written in his own inimitable style, is packed full of tips that improve results, anecdotes that inspire and resources you can rely on. Its ultimate aim is to pass on John's treasure trove of horticultural knowledge to future generations, so that we can all get more from our garden. 'THE OLD WAYS STILL WORK THERE MAGIC – MARK DIACONO, DAILY TELEGRAPH

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