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2 edition of Farming Your Garden found in the catalog.

Farming Your Garden

Allan Swenson

Farming Your Garden

by Allan Swenson

  • 176 Want to read
  • 27 Currently reading

Published by Ballantine Books .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatMass Market Paperback
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10684396M
ISBN 10034531834X
ISBN 109780345318343

The first book purchase for me will include The Flower Farmer by Lynn Byczynski, and The New Organic Grower, by Eliot Coleman. But that will have to wait for a while as we gather up our supplies for planting. And anyway, I’m likely to get sidetracked with my head in a book and never make it to the garden. This book is old school and hard to find, but it is probably the best book to help you understand the fundamentals of organic gardening and the principles behind it. It was written by the Dr. Bargyla Rateaver, the preeminent expert on organic farming who started the organic method in California and organized the first organic conference.

  American home gardener, Ruth Stout, put out a book in , called the No-Work Garden Book, which echoed Fukuoka’s decades of natural farming. Ruth, though maybe lacking some of Author: Warren Mclaren. Show by practical demonstration and by diagram how you will divide your garden to plant your crops. 5 5. What crops will best grow where you have burnt out stumps and logs? 6 6. Show and demonstrate how you will keep your garden free from weeds and garden pests. Weed control; Pest control; 7 7. Demonstrate how you will plant your crops.

  Blows your mind on so many levels, farming, spiritual, Zen thinking, healthy living, and all while teaching you how to get the most production from your garden at less cost and effort. This book will give you a great insight into nature that you will never forget. This is the special kind of insight that could only be divinely inspired. Called by many the most influential farming book of the last decade, The Market Gardener, A Successful Grower's Handbook for Small-Scale Organic Farming has now sold over copies, won numerous awards and earned accolades from the foremost experts .


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