This book is the perfect companion for every vegetable gardener—even those who have never touched a trowel and wouldn’t know mulch from mud! The practical advice presented in the Vegetable Gardener’s Handbook demystifies gardening by providing the best, most proven methods for sowing, growing, and harvesting.
Highlights include …
Step-by-step advice for success with more than 30 vegetables in any zoneThe dirt on soil: why testing is so important—and how to do itEasy techniques for growing in-ground, plus alternatives to traditional raised bedsSeed-starting and -saving methods simplifiedGardeners’ friends and foes: which plants help (or hinder) vegetablesEnlightening (and humorous!) anecdotes from fellow gardenersSpace for noting observations and experiencesMore than 150 full-color photosEssential reference tables and chartsMuch, much more!
Created for new gardeners, green thumbs, and old hands alike, The Old Farmer’s Almanac Vegetable Gardener’s Handbook is loaded with advice and inspiration to help plants—and growers—thrive.
Only The Old Farmer’s Almanac has the experience and longevity to offer the very best tried-and-true information, tips, and advice about all things gardening and growing. With the Vegetable Gardener’s Handbook, we are a patient master gardener passing down the secrets of growing great food to every gardener.