The first frost used to be the end of the vegetable gardening season a but not anymore! In The Year-Round Vegetable Gardener, Nova Scotiaabased gardener and writer Niki Jabbour shares her secrets for growing food during every month of the year. Her season-defying techniques, developed in her own home garden where short summers and low levels of winter sunlight create the ultimate challenge, are doable, affordable, and rewarding for gardeners in any location where frost has traditionally ended the growing season. Jabbour explains how to make every month a vegetable-gardening month. She provides in-depth instruction for all of her time-tested techniques, including selecting the best varieties for each season, mastering the art of succession planting, and maximizing the use of space throughout the year to increase production. She also offers complete instructions for making affordable protective structures that keep vegetables viable and delicious throughout the colder months. What could be more amazing than harvesting fresh greens in February? Jabbouras proven, accessible methods make this dream possible for food gardeners everywhere.Building Tips When youa#39;re building a greenhouse or polytunnel, you have two options: buy a kit or build the structure ... Whether youa#39;re building from scratch or from a kit, make sure the door is wide enough to allow easy wheelbarrow access.
|Title||:||The Year-Round Vegetable Gardener|
|Publisher||:||Storey Publishing - 2011-12-14|