Creating Sustainable Victory Gardens

Author: Larry Cipolla
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Are you worried about food safety and supply? Worry no more. There has never been a better time to take control of what you eat, by growing your own delicious, healthful produce all year long. In this comprehensive guidebook, Master Gardener Larry Cipolla tells you exactly what to do and how to do it, sharing proven gardening techniques - both soil-based and hydroponic - that use no pesticides or herbicides. Why This Book Now? Because now is the perfect time to join the movement of homegrown goodness and enjoy the bounty from your very own victory garden! There are many books and articles written about victory gardens, hydroponics, and soil-based gardening. This is the first book that brings it all together for you. No matter where you live - in a house with a yard, a townhouse, or a high-rise apartment building - this book will show you how to integrate soil-based and hydroponic gardening for a year-round food supply that is safe, sustainable, and simply delicious.Beginning and seasoned gardeners alike will benefit from Larry Cipolla's tried-and-true gardening methods that allow you and your family to grow vegetables and herbs with less labor, less maintenance, less expense, the very easy way. You will love being more self-reliant - and less dependent on the grocery store!Comprehensive. Creating Sustainable Victory Gardens is a first of its kind resource that integrates soil-and-hydroponic-based practices whether you garden at ground level, with containers, raised or elevated beds, or grow vertically. The eight modules describe and illustrate different gardening methods with 275 photos and graphics and more than 100 step-by-step DIY projects, each starting with simple, easy options that do not require the use of tools or gardening experience. There is an extensive bibliography and a helpful index that will allow you to locate specific topics, quickly and easily within the 460 pages.Larry designed this book for gardeners and non-gardeners of all ages - basically anyone who wants to enjoy homegrown vegetables and herbs that are as safe and sustainable as they are tasty. No green thumb required!If you are a seasoned gardener, this book can reinforce and enhance what you are already doing. If you are new to gardening, the step-by-step instructions will make creating and maintaining your garden easy and stress-free. Creating Sustainable Victory Gardens is designed for gardeners of all ages and abilities, which means your success will depend on just two things: your motivation and your willingness to have fun! You will be proud about what you can do. Your friends and neighbors will be proud of what you have done.Larry Cipolla is a life-long learner and gardener, master gardener, and hydroponics expert. Larry lives and gardens in Minnesota.
Creating Sustainable Victory Gardens
Language: en
Pages: 478
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Categories:
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-03-14 - Publisher:

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