- Series: How to Grow More Vegetables: (And Fruits, Nuts, Berries, Grains,
- Paperback: 256 pages
- Publisher: Ten Speed Press; 8 edition (February 7, 2012)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 160774189X
- ISBN-13: 978-1607741893
- Product Dimensions: 8.5 x 0.8 x 10.9 inches
- Shipping Weight: 1.3 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 126 customer reviews
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #127,036 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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“There are two kinds of vegetable gardeners--those who garden in beds of some kind and for whom this is the ultimate foundation book, a must-read, and an essential reference. Then there are those who don't garden in beds, for whom it’s still a must-read and an essential reference. The full title--How to Grow More Vegetables (and Fruits, Nuts, Berries, Grains, and Other Crops) Than You Ever Thought Possible on Less Land Than You Can Imagine--actually understates the contents. The book is about how to grow pretty nearly all your food and your garden’s fertilizer on a modest amount of land.”
—Carol Deppe, author of The Resilient Gardener: Food Production and Self-Reliance in Uncertain Times
About the Author
Based in Willits, California, John Jeavons is the director of Ecology Action, an environmental research and education organization. Jeavons has taken his grassroots solutions global, working with such organizations as UNICEF, Save the Children, and the Peace Corps to solve large-scale hunger by revolutionizing small-scale food production in more than 140 countries around the world. To learn more, visit www.growbiointensive.org.
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We all should be more and more aware of the impact we have on the planet and do our part to promote a healthier future.
I am applying the methods described in the book in hot Florida. The principles hold true.
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This book is appropriate for anyone wishing to raise more veggies than they currently are,...Read more