It was in 1914 and in the beginning of World War I, when people suffering from the ravages of war decided that they would not go hungry. And that is why when the menfolk were away fighting, the old people, the children and the women decided that they would grow their own vegetables in their own gardens or in every available free space where they could get 4 inches of soil.
Are you confused about which plant to grow? Should you start with seeds or seedlings? What kind of soil do you need so your plants will grow healthy? You'll find answers in the pages of this book. Whether you want to create a sprawling herb or vegetable garden in your backyard or looking to add it to your apartment, you'll get all the information you need in Beginner Gardening.
This book is going to tell you all about how you can plant vegetable crops, in the open, and especially give you a number of tips about the other necessary factors which are going to help you get a plentiful harvest at the end of the growing season.
It does not matter whether you are an experienced gardener or are just a newbie, beginning to learn a brand-new field of growing your own fruit and vegetables – growing vegetables in your own garden, especially in the open depends on a number of factors.
What you will learn from this book is what fertilizers are, what they do, how to apply them and how to custom make your own fertilizer tailored to the specific needs of your garden. The result will be a garden that has the right soil mechanics and the right macro and micro nutrients to produce top notch, nutrient-rich produce for your table.
Why are so many people growing their own vegetables in their backyards, windowsills, and on any available patch of land near their homes? That is because they have understood the value of freshly grown vegetables, picked by one, after one has spent time, and energy in growing them.
Voltaire once said “Happy is the man who has his own garden and true contentment is when he grows things in it.”
Having your own garden may not be possible for many of us today busy in the rat race of the 21st century. Nevertheless, there are still many people fortunate enough to have open land outside their houses where they can make their own flower gardens or kitchen gardens.
Backyard Vegetable Gardening in Winter is a useful resource that can help you achieve self-sufficiency during the winter season, especially when the prices of store-bought produce reach sky high. With proven and timeless techniques in backyard gardening, you will appreciate how unbelievably easy and manageable it is to produce homegrown fruits and vegetables in the challenging winter season...
Friendship Gardens is a nonprofit project teaching gardening and growing food for Friendship Trays, Charlotte's meals on wheels program. This ebook is our 'Gardening 101' guide designed to help gardeners grow more food. If you are ready to start growing some of your own food, this book can help.