Mini Farming Guide to Vegetable Gardening: Self-Sufficiency from Asparagus to Zucchini (Mini Farming Guides)

By Brett L. Markham

Make the main of your vegetable backyard with Brett Markham, writer Mini Farming: Self-Sufficiency on ¼ Acre. This complete new guide covers every little thing you must find out about maximizing and harvesting the simplest greens you could almost certainly produce. With each one bankruptcy addressing a unique vegetable, you’ll research counsel and tips approximately varietal choice, dietary advantages, the right way to start, designated tricks for starting to be, and the way to house specific pests and ailments, plus one or inventive recipes to get you began. With over one hundred fifty of Markham’s personal photos guiding you each step of ways, you’ll locate this a decent, easy advisor and essential for any vegetable mini-farmer.

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