Square Foot Gardening

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Rodale Books, Feb 15, 1981 - Gardening - 347 pages
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Twice as much in half the space!

* A complete garden book for both the beginner and the expert
* A new way to garden with 80 percent less space and work
* The companion book to the nationally acclaimed television series
* Over 900,000 copies in print

Square Foot Gardening presents a new way to garden in less space with less work.

* Grow a perfect garden in only 10 minutes a day.
* Harvest the biggest tomatoes.
* Enjoy spectacular flowers every day.
* Ideal for beginners from 4 to 94.
* Simple, easy, attractive and rewarding gardens.

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User Review  - Gold_Gato - LibraryThing

This is a very good book for anyone who wants to grow a market garden, even if there is little open ground to do so. By creating squares divided into specific grids, the author provides an easy ... Read full review

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User Review  - Mirandalg14 - LibraryThing

Great instruction to maximize produce while cutting down on time weeding and watering. I definitely want to try this. Read full review

Contents

Garden Sizes and Basic Layouts 31
31
Chapter 4 HI Tools for the Square Foot Garden
40
Chapter 5 Getting Started Sun Soil Drainage and Location
45

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About the author (1981)

Mel Martholomew, a retired engineer, found the answer to the frustrations of most gardeners, "I found a beter way to garden," says Mel, "one that's more efficent, more manageable and less work." The result is Square Foot Gardening. His method has received world-wid recognition for its simplicity and uniqueness and has been written up in every major newspaper and gardening magazine.

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