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The world’s leading resource on biointensive, sustainable, high-yield organic gardening is thoroughly updated throughout, with new sections on using How to Grow More Vegetables, Eighth Edition has 36 ratings and 5 reviews. Thought Possible on Less Land Than You Can Imagine by John Jeavons (Feb 7 . How to grow more vegetables has 61 ratings and 15 reviews. Montana said: I found this book too dense for my needs, and overflowing with unnecessary philo.. .

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Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. The method involves careful soil preparation, production and use of organic compost, planting of the vegetables in close proximity to one another, and gentle watering that reduces erosion. Books by John Jeavons.

Complicated though it may be and I don’t think I did it justicemost of the reasoning is quite sound and based on old, proven systems used by terracing farmers and farmers in difficult growing areas worldwide for centuries. How to minimize water use in your garden. With less fertilizer and energy overall!


Read it Forward Read it first. Down to earh and simple to read.

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Despite the fact that I have much to learn, I did not find much in this book that jumped ou I received this book, for free, in exchange for an honest review. Sophie rated it really liked it Nov 25, I wanted biointensive strategies and all I got was references to various pamphlets.

Secretary of Agriculture ” To learn more, visit growbiointensive. The Mire Diabetes Cookbook. None of the charts estimate how much space you need to feed a child. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

How to Grow More Vegetables, Ninth Edition

Tests are then taken and amendments chosen and incorporated to form a bed that is flat-topped but not contained, so that the edges are rounded shoulders these are planted into at the same rate as the top. Erica rated it really liked it Jul 28, Grow on less land! Everyone who has used and enjoyed previous editions owes it to themselves and their gardens to have this book. Open Preview See a Problem? Gardening by the moon is also mentioned, though they do concede that it is controversial.


Heidruna rated it really liked it Oct 10, vegetabels It did have a number of tips about how cegetables grow your own food with nore land resources, and even how it is theoretically possible to make money selling the excess crop.

Refresh and try again. An interesting read, with some intriguing, non-standard ideas about gardening. Preview — How to grow more vegetables by John Jeavons.

How to grow more vegetables

Sep 17, Esther Marie rated it really liked it Shelves: It’s the perfect reference and organic garden motivation book. How to make the best compost for fertilizer.

Lists with This Book. The full title…actually understates the contents.

I dunno, too many lists, info a bit vague. It gives vision as well as step-by-step instructions for starting or expanding an organic garden. The 4 x 4 Diet. Amanda Hesser and Mor Stubbs. Becky Whitlow rated it really liked it Jan 20,