Grow to Live: A Simple Guide to Growing Your Own Good, Clean Food

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Jacana, Jan 26, 2010 - Gardening - 178 pages

A celebration of the wonders of the natural world, this beautiful yet practical book is a simple guide for people in Southern Africa to grow their own food in whatever space is available, using methods that are tried and tested, simple, low-cost, water-wise, and resourceful. From classifying the different soils and tools that one needs in a successful garden, this guide also offers practical advice on maintaining and protecting an organic garden.

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Why organic?
What do you need to start a food garden?
Planning your garden and preparing your body

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Pat Featherstone is a teacher and the director of a nonprofit organization, Soil for Life. Leah Hawker is a freelance photographer who focuses on botany, fashion, and beauty. Her fine-art body of work deals with gender issues and stereotyping through the photographic process, as well as mixed media.

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