Mini Farming Guide to Vegetable Gardening: Self-Sufficiency from Asparagus to Zucchini

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Skyhorse Publishing, Inc., May 22, 2012 - House & Home - 224 pages
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Make the most of your vegetable garden with Brett Markham, author Mini Farming: Self-Sufficiency on Acre. This comprehensive new handbook covers everything you need to know about maximizing and harvesting the best vegetables you can possibly produce. With each chapter addressing a different vegetable, you’ll learn tips and tricks about varietal selection, nutritional merits, how to begin, special hints for growing, and how to deal with particular pests and diseases, plus one or two creative recipes to get you started. With over 150 of Markham’s own photographs guiding you every step of the way, you’ll find this an honest, straightforward guide and a must-have for any vegetable mini-farmer.
 

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Contents

Acknowledgments and Dedication
Why Grow Your Own Vegetables?
Soil and Fertility
Asparagus
Beans
Beets and Chard
Cabbage Broccoli and Cauliflower
Carrots and Parsnips
Onions
Peas
Peppers
Potatoes
Squash
Tomatoes
Turnips Rutabagas and Radishes
Permaculture with Perennial Vegetables

Corn
Cucumbers
Greens Chapter 10 Herbs
Melons

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