Google+ Organic Gardens Network™: Book of the Week: The Vegetable Gardener's Container Bible

Monday, March 24, 2014

Book of the Week: The Vegetable Gardener's Container Bible

Author: Edward C. Smith 
The Vegetable Gardener's Container Bible: How to Grow a Bounty of Food in Pots, Tubs, and Other Containers

Spring is here! Have you looked through all of those beautiful seed catalogs and chosen what you are going to grow for this year's harvest?

By growing vegetables in containers, even novice gardeners can reap a bounty of organic food in very small spaces. Anyone can harvest tomatoes on a patio, produce a pumpkin in a planter, or grow broccoli on a balcony — it’s easy!

Ed Smith, best selling garden guru, shows you how to choose the right plants, select containers and tools, care for plants throughout the growing season, control pests without chemicals, and much more. He even includes plans for small-space container gardens that are perfect for urban and suburban gardeners. He offers layouts for three-container gardens on small balconies and porches and transforming five-gallon plastic buckets into self-watering containers, along with how to develop artful arrangements, and pruning tips. 

Gain useful tips for hanging containers to maximize use of vertical space on patios, grouping plants of similar mature sizes and growth rates, and using organic controls are presented as attractive endeavors, beautifully documented in numerous full-color, full-page photos. Also included is an index, suggested reading list, average last-frost dates and hardiness zone maps. This gardener's step-by-step guide to growing in containers provides everything needed to grow a bounty of home-grown vegetables.

Don't pass up the benefits of growing your own fresh organic vegetables because you don't have a backyard. Get your copy today and start planning your container garden so you can reap a bountiful harvest for you and your family this year! You know you want to, and you can do it with Ed's help.

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