How to Grow More Vegetables: And Fruits, Nuts, Berries, Grains, and Other Crops Than You Ever Thought Possible on Less Land Than You Can Imagine : a Primer on the Life-giving Grow Biointensive Method of Sustainable Horticulture

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Ten Speed Press, 2006 - Gardening - 268 pages
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A classic in the field of sustainable gardening, HOW TO GROW MORE VEGETABLES shows how to produce a beautiful organic garden with minimal watering and care, whether it's just a few tomatoes in a tiny backyard or enough food to feed a family of four on less than half an acre. Updated with the latest biointensive tips and techniques, this is an essential reference for gardeners of all skill levels seeking to grow some or all of their own food.

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User Review  - milotooberry - LibraryThing

One of my go-to garden books. Lots of information on how to improve soil, protect plants, companion planting, how get a great yield, and much more. The biointensive method fits well with the ... Read full review

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User Review  - AJBraithwaite - LibraryThing

This should have been right up my street: sustainable, organic gardening being something I'm pretty passionate about. But it was a disappointing read: simultaneously didactic and uninformative. I ... Read full review

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About the author (2006)

JOHN JEAVONS is a cofounder of the group Ecology Action and the father of the modern biointensive gardening movement. He lives in Willits, California, where he has been growing more vegetables for decades.

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