9781681882345

Edible Garden Kitchen Gardens for Any Space

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  • ISBN13:

    9781681882345

  • ISBN10:

    1681882345

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2017-07-11
  • Publisher: Weldon Owen

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Summary

The experts at Living the Country Life magazine show how to reap fresh vegetables, delicious fruits, and essential herbs from a garden of any size, in any space, no matter how small. Bring organic produce to your table and create delicious hand-crafted gifts with the bounty from your back yard or windowsill! 

Edible Garden is the complete guide to growing a bountiful, edible home garden.  With over a hundred years of experience, the editors of Better Homes & Gardens’ special-interest publications know gardening from the ground up! In this beautiful, photo-laden book the authors show how any space can yield a bounty of tasty vegetables, fresh fruits, delicious herbs, and more. Whether you’re working with a rooftop hideaway, a suburban backyard, or even a tiny window box or all-indoor container garden, it’s easier than you think. Highlights include:

Detailed step-by-step instructions for creating the garden of your dreams in the space you have.

All the basics, as well as unusual crops, such as edible flowers, bonsai berry bushes, and a piquant pepper garden.

All-organic, chemical-free solutions for fertilizer, pest control, and more.

Simple recipes show how to use your bounty—and what to do when your garden produces more than you ever expected!

Covers a wide range of topics, including:

Starting from Seed: Save money by growing from seeds—including those you save yourself from your everyday meals.

Making the Plan: How to assess the space at hand and plan to use it most efficiently. Including seasonal tips for different environments, and how to create cold-hardy planting strategies for snowy winters.

Organic Solutions: Raise the healthiest food and protect the environment with these handy hints, including all-natural pest repellants, weed control, and soil enrichment.

Container Gardening: Grow food for your table on a balcony, patio, or other small space. Special tips on how to grow some basics even if you’ve only got a window box to work with.

Rooftop Paradise: Have rooftop access? The you can have a garden, growing everything from lettuce to heirloom tomatoes, eggplant, cucumbers, and even sunflowers.

Raised-Bed Gardens: All the rage in suburban front and back yards (and in some green urban areas as well), this results-intensive gardening method yields amazing results.

Yard-to-Table: Recipes for your backyard bounty focusing on just-picked delights such as a fresh tomato and mozzarella salad or a tisane of chamomile and lavender blossoms as well as canning and preserving techniques. 

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