The Vegetable Gardener's Bible: Discover Ed's High-Yield W-O-R-D System for All North American Gardening Regions (Hardcover)

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Discover the last W.O.R.D. in vegetable gardening with Ed Smith's amazing gardening system. By integrating four principles -- Wide beds, Organic methods, Raised beds, and Deep beds -- Smith reinvents vegetable gardening, making it possible for everyone to have the best, most successful garden ever. By following this complete system you cultivate deep, powerful soil that nourishes plants and discourages pests and disease. The result is fewer weeds, healthier plants, and lots of great-tasting vegetables. Plus, you'll enjoy gardening as you never have before. The Vegetable Gardener's Bible -- the last W.O.R.D. in vegetable gardening.


Praise for the book:
"this book will answer all your questions as well as put you on the path to an abundant harvest. As a bonus, anecdotes and stories make this informative book fun to read." - New York Newsday

About the Author


Edward C. Smith is the best-selling author of The Vegetable Gardener's Bible and The Vegetable Gardener's Container Bible. For more than 30 years he and his wife, Sylvia, have lived off the grid in Vermont, in a house they built on land they cleared by hand. Together, the grow more than 100 varieties of vegetables, fruits, and herbs in their 2,000 square feet of gardens and containers.

Praise For…


"The book by my bed is one of the most American gardening tomes ever published, Edward C. Smith’s The Vegetable Gardener’s Bible.?The New York Times Book Review

 

"Smith...clearly explains everything novice and experienced gardeners need to know to grow vegetables and herbs using his system of wide, deep, raised beds." ?Library Journal

 

"An abundance of photographs...visually bolster the techniques described, while frequent subheads, sidebars and information-packed photo captions make the layout user-friendly...[Smith's] book is thorough and infused with practical wisdom and a dry Vermont humor that should endear him to readers." ?Publishers Weekly


"There are 550 color photographs that complement the informative text." ?Booklist


"Smith gives insight into the gardening world through pictures, sidebars and a thick easy-to-use section on nurturing vegetables with names A-Z...with pictures of Smith's garden to illustrate the conversational text." ?Today's Librarian


"[Smith's] advice, hints, illustrations and charts will benefit any gardener." ?ForeWord

 
Product Details
ISBN: 9781580172134
Publisher: Storey Publishing, LLC
Publication Date: February 15th, 2000
Pages: 320