Small-Plot, High-Yield Gardening
Grow Like a Pro, Save Money, and Eat Well from Your Front (or Back Side) Yard 100% Organic Produce Garden
Publication Date: February 9, 2010
List Price: $18.00*
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If you answered yes to any of these questions, it's time for you to get down and dirty--and take the plunge that will please your taste buds and your pocket-book In "Small-Plot, High-Yield Gardening," Sal Gilbertie and Larry Sheehan will help you turn your sprawling suburban acreage or postage stamp-sized plot into a low-impact, all-organic, totally sustainable produce garden.
You'll learn about the most effective natural fertilizers, drought-resistant cultivation methods, pest-repellent companion plantings, trends in heirloom herb and vegetable varieties, and raised-bed techniques for achieving maximum productivity in a limited space. You can even add a cutting garden so you'll always have fresh flowers on a kitchen table that's groaning under the weight of incomparably fresh vegetables seasoned with a variety of home-grown herbs.
Whether you're filling a 10' x 10' sandbox or digging up your 3,000-square-foot tennis court, "any" yard has the potential to produce a multi-crop bonanza. And anyone with a little soil and a lot of heart can do it.
“One of life’s great pleasures is a delicious meal prepared with fresh, organic produce from your own garden. Whether you have a real garden or just a window box, I can think of no better guide to creating a sustainable herb and vegetable garden than Sal Gilberti. For more than 30 years, I have turned to Sal for healthy, productive plants and, with this useful and informative book, he can help you, too, cultivate your garden.”
--Martha Stewart, Founder of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc.