Growing Food in a Short Season: Sustainable, Organic Cold-Climate Gardening
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In Growing Food in a Quick Season, Melanie J. Watts explains that with the right gardening practices the quick northern summer time can lead to an explosion of life, producing adequate color and food to see anybody via the dark days of winter. Delivering valuable hints and a wise gardening philosophy for a productive food garden, Watts begins at ground level with instruction on how to use compost and manure to generate fertile soil that will lend its life to plants. A selection of seed alternatives and planting techniques are presented — like begin occasions and placement — taking into account microclimates that occur in every garden as nicely as the benefits of companion planting. Additionally, plants that are very easily grown in zones two and three are listed with concise how-to-develop details. Watts provides complete chapters on garden maintenance and harvesting, as effectively as tips on cooking and preserving the bounty with wonderful recipes that focus on eating seasonally.
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