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For those who want to develop more self-reliance, earn an income from mini-farming, or just to learn how to become more effective food growers. No trivia or quizzes yet. None of the charts estimate how much space you need to feed a child. Growing to Seed Peter Donelan, revised45 pp. Apr 26, Annette McIntyre rated it really liked it Shelves: The Best Simple Recipes.

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To download a free copy, click here. May 09, Carrie rated it it was ok Shelves: Includes 10 forms to be filled out with data from your own garden site and nutritional needs and takes you through the process that will end in a sustainable design for your own specific situation.

This can be accessed in the following ways: An excellent introduction to mini-farming and the variables which can be examined for greater yields. Joseph Lamarre rated it really liked it Dec 06, I dunno, too many lists, info moer bit vague. Despite the fact that I have much to learn, I did not find much in this book that jumped out at me as something I’d like to implement.


Com rated it it was amazing Aug 26, I can now understand how other authors modified this method, or parts of it, to develop gardening techniques much better suited to their situations.

How to Grow More Vegetables

Updated with the latest biointensive tips and techniques, this is an essential reference for gardeners of all skill levels seeking to grow some or all of their own food. Relevant for everyone who enjoys using Biointensive techniques, but especially so for those who intend to teach these methods or work with them in other countries. Leah rated it liked it Dec 16, A must moee those interested in transforming their waste into wealth in the future.

Want to Read saving…. Among the benefits potential for the Biointensive Sustainable Mini-Farming method are higher yields, lower water consumption, less fertilizer.

The most complete and practical book of its kind, proven effective in all types of garden conditions. This book combines our experiences from How to Grow More Vegetables If you’re looking for a direct step-by-step, this is not it.


How to grow more vegetables by John Jeavons

Neat though and great food for thought. Looking for More Great Reads? The most interesting part for me was the section on planting by the moon’s phases. This is a simpler, more basic version of How to Grow More Vegetables This booklet gives a step-by-step approach on how to start sustainably growing all your food, a small income, and compost crops in as little as 2, square feet.


Create your own curriculum. The growth charts alone are worth the cost of the book. This booklet answers many of the most commonly asked questions about our work and the purpose and direction of our research.

Many of these booklets are also available in other languages. For thousands of years, farmers were able to predict the agricultural value of land by observing the plants that grow on it.

How to Grow More Vegetables, Ninth Edition

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Download our Spring Fiction Sampler Now. Perhaps I’m better qualified as intermediate, but the gap between me and someone like Will Bonsall is so huge that I consider myself a beginner and one who still has plenty of systems knowledge to pick up.