Book One - How to Grow Food in Small Spaces
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The Little Veggie Patch Co install edible gardens: in boxes on balconies, in crates you can put anywhere in your backyard, or by creating no-dig garden beds. After years of helping clients grow fruit and vegetables they believe anyone can create their own little edible garden, in most any areaÂ in Australia. And in this easy-to-use guide they show you how simple it is!
Fundamentals such as Soil, Climate, Watering, Composting, Worm Farms, Saving and Sowing Seeds, and Raised Garden Beds and Crates are all covered comprehensively each with fully illustrated step-by-step plans that show how toÂ create your own little veggie patch in any space.
A complete A to Z of Edible Plants gives you vital information on more than 40 vegetables (and fruit trees), including detailed planting information, ongoing maintenance advice, tips on best companions and when to harvest. And the Weekend Activities scattered throughout the book will get the kids involved too, whether they are Making a Scarecrow, Building a Spud Tower or Growing Beans in a Bean Can.
Lots of fun, and packed full of all the knowledge you'll need plus recipes and some hilarious stories from Mat's own veggie-growing experience this colourful guide is for anyone interested in growing their own food.