This informative, entertaining guide is sure to inspire anyone who wants to take an active role in growing their own food.
Starting with the basics of soil and sunlight, Arthur outlines ways to grow plants in virtually any space, from containers and vertical gardens to straw bales. He discusses a range of topics such as seed types, best times to plant, watering and composting options, and practical strategies for weed and pest control. He gives detailed advice for growing more than 20 kinds of vegetables, fruit and herbs, with tips for storing and preserving, followed by a selection of his favorite recipes.
The book includes a chapter on raising chickens for their eggs and concludes with a section on keeping bees, harvesting honey and creating a bee-friendly garden. Supplemented with charts and color photos throughout.
Softcover, 7" × 9", 248 pages, 2019.