Solar Gardening: Growing Vegetables Year-Round the American Intensive Way
Chelsea Green Publishing, Sep 1, 1994 - Gardening - 288 pages
Solar Gardening shows how to increase efforts of the sun during the coldest months of the year and how to protect tender plants from the intensity of the scorching sun during the hottest months through the use of solar "mini-greenhouses." The book includes instructions for building a variety of solar appliances plus descriptions of more than 90 different crops, with charts showing when to plant and harvest each. The result is a year-round harvest even from a small garden.
In Solar Gardening the Poissons show you how to:
Armed with nothing but this book and a few simple tools, even novice gardeners can quickly learn to extend their growing season and increase their yields, without increasing the size of their garden plot.
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Solar gardening: growing vegetables year-round the American intensive way; illustrations by Robin Wimbiscus and Leandre PoissonUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
The Poissons, experienced New England gardeners, present their system for continuous food production. Inspired by French intensive gardening techniques that originally utilized bell-shaped glass jars ... Read full review
Planning for a Continuous Garden
Garden Sites and Soils
Planting and Propagation
Taking Care of Growing Plants
Harvesting Storage and Seed Saving
The Continuous Garden in Three Zones