All About Sprouting: How to grow your own fresh sprouts, microgreens, and wheatgrass in your kitchen
All About Sprouting: How to grow your own
The aim of this e-book is to teach you how to simply grow sprouts, microgreens, wheatgrass and barley grass throughout the year in your own kitchen. Sprouts and microgreens are packed with nutrition and can be grown all year round. Growing sprouts requires much less time and space than gardening. Homegrown sprouts are always fresh, and you are eating organic greens that have not been sprayed with fungicides or pesticides, or treated with synthetic fertilizers.The e-book covers various methods of sprouting:- growing sprouts without soil – in jars, sprouting bags, plastic or terracotta tray sprouters, or even just on cotton wool or kitchen paper;- growing microgreens in soil;- growing wheatgrass and barley grass in soil.What you will find in this book:- detailed information about the health benefits of sprouts, microgreens and wheatgrass, including references to dozens of studies- what crops can be sprouted or grown as microgreens; specificities of each crop- which methods are appropriate for which seeds- step-by step instructions for each sprouting method- why certain crops shouldn’t be sprouted or eaten raw- how to prevent mold, rot and damping-off- recipes and suggestions on how to use your sprouts and microgreens
- ASIN: B07TCV1Z8R
The Vegetable Gardener's Container Bible: How to Grow a Bounty of Food in Pots, Tubs, and Other Containers
The Vegetable Gardener's Container Bible: How to Grow
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.
- Brand: Storey Publishing, LLC
- ASIN: 1603429751
Field Guide to Urban Gardening: How to Grow Plants, No Matter Where You Live: Raised Beds - Vertical Gardening - Indoor Edibles - Balconies and Rooftops - Hydroponics
Field Guide to Urban Gardening: How to Grow
In Field Guide to Urban Gardening, author Kevin Espiritu of Epic Gardening shares the basics of growing plants, offers tips on how to choose the right urban gardening method, and troubleshoots the most common problems you’ll encounter. If you think it’s impossible to grow your own food because you don’t have a large yard or you live in the city…think again. There is a plethora of urban gardening options to create beautiful, productive edible gardens no matter where you live. The key to succeeding as an urban gardener is to choose the method(s) that make sense for your unique living situation and then give your plants what they need to thrive. Kevin helps you do just that. But he doesn’t stop there. He also provides in-depth garden plans, from upcycled DIY projects and intensive hydroponic systems to beautiful and functional raised beds. Urban gardening is a real, growing, and important movement in today’s world. This fact-packed book is your roadmap to get growing today. Urban gardening techniques featured include:Container GardeningRaised BedsIndoor EdiblesBalconies and RooftopsHydroponics
- ASIN: 076036396X
All New Square Foot Gardening II: The Revolutionary Way to Grow More in Less Space
All New Square Foot Gardening II: The Revolutionary
Square Foot Gardening is the most practical, foolproof way to grow a home garden, whether you're growing an urban garden, or have an entire backyard. That explains why author and gardening innovator Mel Bartholomew has sold more than two million books teaching how to become a successful DIY square foot gardener. Mel developed his techniques back in the early 1980s and has been teaching them around the world ever since. In the process, he has made improvements and refinements, and has continually adapted his practices to keep pace with modern times. In this second edition, Bartholomew furthers his discussion on one of the most popular gardening trends today: vertical gardening. He also explains how you can make gardening fun for kids by teaching them the square foot method. Rich with new, full-color images and updated tips for selecting materials, this highly produced edition will bring you up to speed with Mel's industry-changing insights.
- Brand: Hachette/Quarto Publishing
- ASIN: 1591865484
- UPC: 884196497444
Simple Steps to Success: Fruit and Vegetables in Pots
Simple Steps to Success: Fruit and Vegetables in
Using a combination of easily accessible information and inspiring photographs, the Simple Steps series promotes gardening as a real pleasure rather than a back-breaking chore. In Fruit and Vegetables in Pots, learn simple steps to growing and nurturing your own fruits and vegetables in containers.
- ASIN: 0756689805
- UPC: 690472089803
The Ultimate Guide to Raised Bed Gardening for Beginners: How to Grow Flowers and Vegetables in Raised Beds for a Successful Garden
The Ultimate Guide to Raised Bed Gardening for
The Ultimate Guide to Raised Bed Gardening for Beginners 2nd Edition: How to Grow Flowers and Vegetables in Raised Beds for a Successful GardenIf you're looking for something space efficient but can produce high yields, raised bed gardening would be the best option for you to try. Besides being efficient when it comes to space, it also solves a number of other issues such as dealing with difficult soil as well as your garden's accessibility.Raised bed gardens are basically made up of mounded soil that's surrounded by a frame to make sure it doesn't fall apart. They are usually at least 3 to 4 inches above the ground itself and each “bed” is typically separated by a pathway. Plants would cover the entire surface of these beds and the paths would provide the gardener with ample space to work in, making sure that they don't end up stepping on the soil in the process. A raised bed can be 3 to 5 feet across and the length can vary depending on the need. You'll be able to grow a wide variety of crops vegetables on it as well as herbs. Perennial and annual flowers also thrive in this type of gardening along with roses, shrubs and even berry bushes.The thing with raised beds is that it actually provides the best conditions for crop growth. Because the soil in the bed itself tends to ...
- ASIN: 1505677785
Beginner's Garden: A Practical Guide to Growing Vegetables & Fruit without Getting Your Hands Too Dirty (IMM Lifestyle) Gardening Tips, Recipes, & Projects for Beginners; Includes Herbs & Small Spaces
Beginner's Garden: A Practical Guide to Growing Vegetables
This book offers a fun and lighthearted guide to growing your own salads, herbs, vegetables, and fruit, armed with little more than a trowel and some seedlings!Lighthearted, fun approach to low maintenance gardening for first-timersDe-mystifies gardening for complete beginners, making it easy to get startedGrow the most popular herbs, veggies, and fruit while maintaining an attractive outdoor space to have fun inGrow your own herbs for making fashionable herb-infused cocktailsSound practical and seasonal advice with lots of hints and tips for successful growingMore than 200 color photos, plus tasty recipes for the produce you'll growEasy weekend projects to help make the most of a small outdoor area, for urban and suburban gardeners who are short on spaceAimed at complete beginners, Beginner's Garden de-mystifies the gardening process with sound practical and seasonal advice, lots of hints and tips for successful growing, delicious recipes, and fun weekend projects to help you make the most of your outdoor area, however small.This completely new kind of gardening book is ideal for first-timers who have busy working lives but still want to grow their own produce—without spending all weekend digging!
- Brand: Design Originals
- ASIN: 1504800982
- UPC: 023863080736
Hypertufa Containers: Creating and Planting an Alpine Trough Garden
Hypertufa Containers: Creating and Planting an Alpine Trough
“A complete guide to designing, making and planting hypertufa troughs.”—North American Rock Garden Society Hypertufa containers—also known as troughs—are rustic, striking, versatile, and perfect for small, Alpine plants. A mix of cement, perlite, peat, and water, they are simple and affordable to make at home. In Hypertufa Containers, Lori Chips details everything you need to know to make your own troughs and successfully garden in them. This hardworking book includes step-by-step instructions and color photography for making hypertufa containers in a variety of shapes and sizes. Plant portraits include growing and cultivation information, along with potting tips.
- Brand: Timber Press
- ASIN: 1604697067
Backyard Water Gardens: How to Build, Plant & Maintain Ponds, Streams & Fountains
Backyard Water Gardens: How to Build, Plant &
Veronica Fowler’s comprehensive step-by-step manual shows you not only how to install your water garden, but maintain it entirely on your own. Backyard Water Gardens teaches you how to install liners, pre-formed shapes, containers, and aboveground pools and fountains. From there, it helps you choose plants, add them to your garden, fertilize, prune, divide, and ward off pests and diseases. But Fowler’s book goes far beyond the basics, covering all the maintenance and troubleshooting of water feature hardscapes—from a rip in a liner, to a damaged pool, to maintaining equipment and filters (including seasonal maintenance for winter care). Veronica Fowler’s Backyard Water Gardens allows you to fully enjoy the convenience and versatility of water gardening, all while maintaining it with ease for years to come. Backyard Water Gardens is truly an all-inclusive manual, encompassing every style, type, and size of water feature imaginable. No matter the “feel” you wish to convey in your garden—casual, formal, or whimsical—Fowler’s book enables you to create it with confidence. Your range of hardscape options is incredibly vast, from small, container-sized fountains that complement any space with added sound and movement, to large in-ground or aboveground ponds and stre...
- Brand: Cool Springs Press
- ASIN: 1591865530
- UPC: 789172004169
Succulent Container Gardens: Design Eye-Catching Displays with 350 Easy-Care Plants
Succulent Container Gardens: Design Eye-Catching Displays with 350
With their colorful leaves, sculptural shapes, and simple care, succulents are beautiful yet forgiving plants for pots. If grown in containers, these dry-climate jewels—which include but are not limited to cacti—can be brought indoors in winter and so can thrive anywhere in the world. In this inspiring compendium, the popular author of Designing with Succulents provides everything beginners and experienced gardeners need to know to create stunning container displays of exceptionally waterwise plants. The extensive palette includes delicate sedums, frilly echeverias, cascading senecios, edgy agaves, and fat-trunked beaucarneas, to name just a few. Easy-to-follow, expert tips explain soil mixes, overwintering, propagation, and more.Define your individual style as you effectively combine patterns, colors, textures, and forms. Discover how top designers interpret the dramatic options, in ideas ranging from exquisite plant-and-pot combinations to extraordinary topiaries and bonsai. Expand your repertoire with plump-leaved plants that resemble pebbles, stars, and undersea creatures. Short on space? Create vertical gardens and hanging baskets, and use daisylike rosettes in wall displays.Each of the more than 300 photographs offers an inspiring idea. A-to-Z descriptions cover 350 o...
- Brand: Timber Press
- ASIN: 088192959X
Container Gardening - Top Tips for Success
Whether you're planning to grow a small kitchen herb garden, or to produce enough food to feed your family, containers can add the flexibility which helps make your garden a success this year. Growing in containers is very popular, and the variety of containers available is constantly improving...
Growing Large Vegetables/Fruits in Containers #1- Tips for Success
Growing large vegetables and fruit in containers IS possible in a deck or small space. In this video, I share some tips for success so you can grow tomatoes, squash, eggplant and watermelon in containers no matter how little space you have! See below for links for the supplies used in this video...
How to Start Your First Container Tomato, Pepper and Herb Garden: All the Steps to Get Started!
The keys to successful container gardens are sun, container size, the right container mix, fertilizing and water management. I show you all the steps to grow container tomatoes, peppers and start herb seeds. Container gardening is easy once you understand the basic. This is a great introduction v...