Grow Food at Home: Simple Methods for Small Spaces

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Grow Food at Home: Simple Methods for Small Spaces Author: Format: Paperback / softback First Published: Published By: WW Norton & Co Pages: 192 Illustrations and other contents: Color photographs throughout Language: English ISBN: 9781682685150 Categories: , , , , ,

Grow food for freshness. Grow food organically. Grow food to connect with nature. Whatever the goal, you don’t need a lot of space to enjoy the benefits of homegrown veggies, herbs, and fruits. In Grow Food at Home, gardening expert John Tullock shows readers just how easy it is to enjoy “farm”-fresh produce grown right on the windowsill, the porch, or in a tiny backyard. Covering artificial lighting, hydroponics, vertical gardening, straw-bale planters, and more, the book offers even the most confined apartment dwellers plenty of options to get growing. Tullock shares all the tips and tricks readers need to make small-space gardening a success, with information on starting seeds, transplanting, succession planting, “crop” rotation, and other procedures-all tailored to the small-space garden-plus recipes to make the most of the harvest. Readers will be energized to grow a mouth-watering selection of micro-crops, from lettuces and herbs to tomatoes, cucumbers, beets, and even small fruits-no matter how little room they have available.

Weight0.318 kg

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Author Biography

John Tullock teaches classes on food gardening for the University of Tennessee Gardens and gives presentations throughout East Tennessee. He is the author of numerous books including Appalachian Cooking, Succulents at Home, and Pay Dirt: How to Make $10,000 a Year from Your Backyard Garden. He lives in Knoxville, Tennessee.