Raised Bed Gardening for Beginners: Everything You Need to Know to Start and Sustain a Thriving Garden
Up your green thumb with the beginner's guide to raised bed gardening.
Worried about space? Interested in bigger and better yields? Raised-Bed Gardening for Beginners shows you all the amazing advantages of raised-bed gardens-and how easy creating them can be.
A complete primer for fresh and experienced planters alike, this book contains everything you need to know to start a happy and healthy raised-bed garden. Learn to build your bed, select the right plants, and so much more. Simple guides will have even the greenest gardeners serving up freshly picked vegetables in no time.
Raised-Bed Gardening for Beginners includes:
- Raised-bed gardening 101-From constructing a planting box to mixing and maintaining soil, step-by-step instructions make getting started easy.
- From greenhouse to green thumb-Help your garden thrive with detailed suggestions for crop rotation, partner planting, and seed starting.
- Perfect picks-Full profiles-plus growing and harvesting tips-for 30 popular and beginner-friendly plants make choosing the right ones for your garden a cinch.
Take your gardening to the next level with Raised-Bed Gardening for Beginners.
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About the Author
TAMMY WYLIE was introduced to the joy of raised-bed gardens almost 30 years ago. She and her husband are lifelong gardeners, as well as the founders of Advance Greenhouses (www.advancegreenhouses.com), a website where they share advice on gardening, building greenhouses, and more. She also created and contributes to the blog Grow Your Own Food... Anywhere (www.growyourownfoodanywhere.com).
"Raised beds have been a game-changer in our gardening journey, allowing us to keep our space more efficient and organized. Any newbie to the world of gardening or raised beds will find this resource highly valuable!"--Jill Winger, creator, http: //theprairiehomestead.com
"Whether you are new to gardening, or just new to raised bed gardening, this book is for you. Tammy does an excellent job of guiding you through the process from start to finish. From how to choose a site all the way though how to harvest your crops."--Robin Nichols, president, NUGL Media Group
"This book could be used as a course for beginning gardeners who are wanting to start a garden. It can also be used by seasoned gardeners who want to switch from in ground gardening to raised beds. As a Master Gardener myself, and a gardener using primarily raised beds, I am impressed with the author's level of expertise in communicating to gardeners of all capabilities on the ease of planning, starting, and benefits of raised bed gardens. This book is a must for gardeners of all levels. I highly recommend it and will definitely include it in my personal library of gardening resources."--Willie Slusarski, master gardener
"You're about to grow your largest (and easiest!) crop to date. Raised-Bed Gardening for Beginners is complete with detailed plans and plenty of tips and tricks to grow your own fresh, healthy, and delicious food every step of the way."--Erin Fesperman, blogger/owner at Little Emerald Thumb