Softcover, 249 pages.
Decades before the terms "eco-friendly" and "sustainable growing" entered the vernacular, How to Grow More Vegetables demonstrated that small-scale, all-organic gardening methods could yield bountiful crops using minimal resources. Now, more than forty years later, this fully revised and updated ninth edition is the go-to reference for food growers at every level, from home gardeners to small-scale commercial producers. This edition includes new information on building the most effective compost, reducing water needs for your garden to 12 percent of the standard food-growing approaches, choosing plants to maximize nutrient density, and more. Whether you hope to harvest your first tomatoes next summer or are planning to grow enough to feed your whole family in years to come, How to Grow More Vegetables is your indispensable sustainable garden guide.