The Little Veggie Patch Co: An A-Z guide to growing food in small spaces Summary

Fabian Capomolla,Matt Pember
4.41/5
- 2021
Urban Gardening
Vegetable Gardening
Practical Gardening
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Key Takeaways

  1. Expert tips on maximizing small spaces for effective vegetable growing.
  2. Guides on seasonal planting and maintenance for urban gardens.

Summary

Capomolla and Pember simplify the gardening process for those with little to no yard space by providing straightforward, easy-to-implement tips and techniques. From balconies to small backyards, this book covers a variety of scenarios with a friendly, approachable tone.

The authors combine their expertise to help readers understand the essentials of vegetable gardening, including soil preparation, plant selection, and organic practices. This book serves as an indispensable guide for those looking to embrace sustainable living by growing their own food.

In addition to gardening tips, the book also includes fun DIY projects like building a mini greenhouse, enhancing its appeal to gardeners looking for practical and creative ideas.

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