The Vegetable Gardener's Container Bible: How to Grow a Bounty of Food in Pots, Tubs, and Other Containers

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Storey Publishing, Feb 28, 2011 - Gardening - 264 pages
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Harvest tomatoes on a patio, produce a pumpkin in a planter, and grow broccoli on a balcony! Best-selling author Ed Smith shows you everything you need to know to successfully create and care for an edible container garden, from choosing the right plants and selecting appropriate containers through controlling pests without chemicals and harvesting fresh vegetables. You’ll discover that container gardening is an easy and fun way to enjoy summer’s bounty in even the smallest of growing spaces. 

 

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The Vegetable Gardener's Container Bible: How to Grow a Bounty of Food in Pots, Tubs, and Other Containers (2011) by Edward C. Smith softcover reference "plentiful organic vegetables from small spaces ... Read full review

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Lots of great ideas and instructions for growing vegetables in containers. Easy to follow, lots of pictures, well written. Read full review

Contents

Putting It All Together
65
Incredible Edibles
147
Acknowledgments
253
Photography Credits
254
Further Reading
255
Suppliers
256
Maps
257
Index
259
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Edward C. Smith is the best-selling author of The Vegetable Gardener's Bible and The Vegetable Gardener's Container Bible. For more than 30 years he and his wife, Sylvia, have lived off the grid in Vermont, in a house they built on land they cleared by hand. Together, the grow more than 100 varieties of vegetables, fruits, and herbs in their 2,000 square feet of gardens and containers.

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