Entering the World of Raised Bed Gardens From vegetables to flowers and various other plants, this eBook is all about the wonders of raised bed gardening for the beginner. You may have heard about raised bed gardening from a plethora of sources that surround you on a daily basis, but not everyone who talks about this method of agriculture is always aware of the brilliance that it brings to the world of everyday gardening. Fairly easy to maintain and construct, raised garden beds are ideal for places with abused, poor, or rocky soil. And the best part is that you don't need to be an expert at agriculture to reap the benefits that lay within this method of gardening. Within this book, you'll be introduced to the different ways of creating raised beds in different areas. You'll also be introduced to the various types of plants that can be grown within these beds, including flowers, fruits, herbs, and vegetables. The technical know-how provided in this book will enable you to grow practically anything in your own back yard. Understanding the particular guidelines mentioned in this eBook will not only aid you in polishing your raw gardening talent, but will also help you save loads of time that's usually wasted in practicing the wrong methods of home gardening. Thus, you'll become the master of your own garden in no time at all!
The Charmed Garden: A Guide to Herb Gardening is a great introduction to herb gardening. The author lived on an herb farm and shares her knowledge on growing herbs. The book covers how to choose and prepare a site for an herb garden. There is also an extensive listing of herbs with details on their cultivation and use that will certainly be helpful in planning and growing an herb garden. The author also gives you great information on growing herbs in containers. There is also information for harvesting and storing herbs. Whether you are a first time herb gardener or more experienced you will certainly find something helpful in this book.
A collection of essays from the long running column and blog, A Gardener's Notebook. What is there about a garden? Gardens can be beautiful or productive and are often both at the same time. Every gardener brings their own energies, their own attitudes, their own wants, needs and desires to their garden, making each one a unique statement on their creators. Whether you are growing vegetables, flowers for cutting or the world's largest pumpkin, gardens can hold a special place in your heart. Gardens can tell us a lot about ourselves, but we also end up communicating who we are to others through our gardens. One visit to my garden and you will see that I like things a little wild and not too tidy. You'll notice that I garden with benign neglect -- reveling in those things that survive and not worrying too much about those that don't. My garden is a window into the very core of who I am. Sure there will be more to learn, but sometimes I think my garden is the best introduction anyone can have of me. Join me in my garden!
Since 1973, Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletins have offered practical, hands-on instructions designed to help readers master dozens of country living skills quickly and easily. There are now more than 170 titles in this series, and their remarkable popularity reflects the common desire of country and city dwellers alike to cultivate personal independence in everyday life.
A gardener "ought to have a little make-believe," the Southern California garden maven Olive Percival mused more than eighty years ago. Inspired by this principle, she devised plans for whimsical gardens that could be created by children and adults alike.
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