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Gardening When It Counts: Growing Food in Hard Times (Mother Earth News Wiser Living Series) Paperback – 20 Apr 2006

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Product details

  • Paperback: 360 pages
  • Publisher: New Society Publishers (20 April 2006)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 086571553X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0865715530
  • Product Dimensions: 15.2 x 2.3 x 22.9 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars 2 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 890,390 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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The book helps readers to rediscover traditional low-input North American gardening methods for growing highly productive and inexpensive food gardens. Designed for readers with no experience and for most areas in the English-speaking world, it focuses on minimising inputs and producing healthy food.

About the Author

Steve Solomon is a well-known west coast gardening guru, and author of five previous books. The founder of Territorial Seed Company, he has taught Master Gardener and Urban Farm classes at the University of Oregon in Eugene. His book, Growing Vegetables West of the Cascades has appeared in five editions.

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4.0 out of 5 starsPacked with valuable ideas and information
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The Diesel Guy
5.0 out of 5 starsUtterly indispensible and realistic. If you could only own one gardening book, this would be the one!
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5.0 out of 5 starsOldtime simple techniques that work when needed
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5.0 out of 5 starsThe author sounds like a jerk, but he knows what he is talking about
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