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Square Foot Gardening Book

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A truly novel approach to gardening that has received world-wide recognition for its simplicity and uniqueness. Retired engineer, Mel Bartholomew, invented a method that's more efficient, more manageable and less work.
  • Planning and laying out beds
  • Seed starting
  • Companion planting
  • Weed and pest control
  • Extending the season
  • Transplanting and more!
  • 6" x 9"
  • 347 pages
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SQUARE FOOT GARDENING BOOK DESCRIPTION
Contents

Acknowledgments

1: A Better Way of Gardening
2: Understanding Square Foot Gardening
3: Choosing the Right Size and Layout
4: Simple Tools for Square Foot Gardens
5: Getting Started: Site and Soil Choices
6: Planting Procedures: From Simple to Advanced
7: Spacing and Planting Methods
8: Vertical Growing
9: Cages, Boxes, and Vertical Supports
10: Seed-Starting Techniques and Tips
11:Planting Seedlings and Transplants
12: Watering Guidelines
13: Preventing Problems: Weeds, Pests, and Diseases
14: Enjoying the Harvest
15: Extending the Growing Season
16: End-of-Season Activities
17: Special Gardens
18: A Crop-by-Crop Guide

Sources
Average Dates of Last Spring Frost
Average Dates of First Fall Frost
Index

Customer Reviews of Square Foot Gardening Book
Product Rating: 4.3 out of 5.0(3 reviews)
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- 5/23/2012
said: mha
"This is one of those books that - when you read it - you find yourself smacking the palm of your hand on your forhead and saying "Now why didn't I think of that?" Logical, practical, simple. Easy to read, easy to carry out. I recommend this to everyone I know who has a desire to grow things."
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- 3/18/2011
said: Sher Wallace
"I read this book last spring and couldn't wait to get started on my own square foot garden! The book and directions are easy to follow, and I had no problem finding everything I needed. Most of my two square foot gardens were heirloom veggies and they turned out perfect. I also grew some herbs. My neighbors were really impressed with my gardens and hoped to start their own this year. This year, I plan to use the same two square foot gardens that I used last year. By the way, I live in the city, but had plenty of room for two square foot gardens."
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- 2/26/2013
said: Anonymous User
"The book has many good ideas if you want a garden for just table eating. If you are wanting to can for a year's supply of food for your family it requires too much enlargement."
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