Beginner's guide to successful container gardening : grown your own food in small places : 25+ proven DIY methods for composting, companion planting, seed saving, water management and pest control
Growing your own organic vegetables and fruits in containers, pots, and grow bags is easier than you think! All you need is this book, the right conditions, and some patience! You can grow your food indoors, on balconies, windowsills, rooftops or patios?just about anywhere. Your guide on this road will be Sophie McKay, an avid gardener and an emerging author in gardening, permaculture, and sustainability. She'll share her best tips to ensure your gardening journey is a success. In Beginner's Guide to Successful Container Gardening, you will discover: How to handle the limitations of your space and use your available areas efficiently Easy-to-follow methods of designing your vegetable garden by observing your site and creating a space that holistically caters to your annuals, biennials, and perennials Container types you can use to grow plants, including ways to recycle everyday objects to help you become a genuine zero-waste individual The magic ingredients that guarantee you can create your own soil by utilizing your kitchen waste and urban resources Easy and smart methods for creating a compost tea, a nettle tea and a worm farm for the most fertile soil Simple yet efficient techniques to water your little garden, including saving rainwater and using smart irrigation systems for containers DIY techniques of building a cold frame, creating self-watering pots, bokashi composting, making leaf mold and other projects Proven succession planting techniques to ensure that there is always something ready to harvest, regardless of the season A host of companion plant ideas for your veggies so they can flourish together cooperatively A how-to guide for using nontoxic methods to control critters, pests, and diseases Methods and tips for harvesting your seeds for the next planting cycle Ways to preserve your harvest including the canning, drying, freezing, and dehydrating methods Sophie also shares some of her favorite recipes!
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