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Barbara Pleasant

Autor(a) de Gardening Essentials

22 Works 1,047 Membros 8 Críticas

About the Author

Barbara Pleasant is the best-selling author of many books on organic gardening and self-sufficient living, including Starter Vegetable Gardens. Her articles appear regularly in Mother Earth News and Mother Earth Living. Pleasant lives in Virginia, where she grows vegetables, herbs, and fruits along mostrar mais with a few chickens. mostrar menos
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Obras por Barbara Pleasant

Gardening Essentials (1999) 216 exemplares
Container Gardens (1997) 70 exemplares
Better Gardens, Less Work (2001) 44 exemplares
Cutting Gardens (1998) 38 exemplares
Controlling Garden Weeds (1997) 29 exemplares
The Southern Garden Advisor (2003) 15 exemplares, 1 crítica

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Starter Vegetable Gardens, 2nd Edition 24 No-Fail Plans for Small Organic Gardens by Barbara Pleasant
Lots of color photos throughout. Table of contents shows chapters in different colors to help you navigate more easily.
Introduction discusses how to start right now. Work isn't terribly hard but you are growing your own food.
This book is for all levels of expertise. Summarizes the chapters of the book so you know which section you need to start at.
I like reading the whole book although I've been gardening since I was a child. Book is broken up into starter gardens and follows them for 3 years.
Instructions exactly for what you need to set it all up, measurements and equipment needed are listed.
Also instructions throughout the process til it's time to harvest and even that is given in details, easy to follow and actually do yourself.
Love how they specify seeds you will need also.
Love sections on seed growing as that's the method we use.
Also guidance on what to plant as per your planting zone, very helpful!
Also how to harvest and preserve is included. SO VERY RESOURCEFUL INFORMATION.
Received this review copy from Storey Publishing, Storey Publishing, LLC via NetGalley and this is my honest opinion.
#StarterVegetableGardens2ndEdition #NetGalley.
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jbarr5 | 4 outras críticas | Feb 7, 2023 |
Starter Vegetable Gardens, 2nd Edition 24 No-Fail Plans for Small Organic Gardens by Barbara Pleasant
Lots of color photos throughout. Table of contents shows chapters in different colors to help you navigate more easily.
Introduction discusses how to start right now. Work isn't terribly hard but you are growing your own food.
This book is for all levels of expertise. Summarizes the chapters of the book so you know which section you need to start at.
I like reading the whole book although I've been gardening since I was a child. Book is broken up into starter gardens and follows them for 3 years.
Instructions exactly for what you need to set it all up, measurements and equipment needed are listed.
Also instructions throughout the process til it's time to harvest and even that is given in details, easy to follow and actually do yourself.
Love how they specify seeds you will need also.
Love sections on seed growing as that's the method we use.
Also guidance on what to plant as per your planting zone, very helpful!
Also how to harvest and preserve is included. SO VERY RESOURCEFUL INFORMATION.
Received this review copy from Storey Publishing, Storey Publishing, LLC via NetGalley and this is my honest opinion.
#StarterVegetableGardens2ndEdition #NetGalley.
… (mais)
 
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jbarr5 | 4 outras críticas | Jan 31, 2023 |
I'm feeling ready to go beyond adding a few vegies to my flower garden. Last year the cucumbers weren't as good as the year prior, but I did forget to mention watering the garden before I went on vacation.... But the beans were a lot of fun to grow. I like the process more than the product, so that is probably why I haven't done too much with vegies. This book is very informative and motivating. I'm going to try the gardening straight out of the soil bags. Much easier than breaking new ground. Even got some seeds ordered. Of course, I had to get some flower seeds as well. I'll keep those interested posted!… (mais)
 
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BarbF410 | 4 outras críticas | May 22, 2022 |
Good ideas. Very repetitive content between all the gardens. Good illustrations. Poor Kindle conversion; section titles are in 100pt font.
 
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cseibert | 4 outras críticas | Sep 7, 2019 |

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Obras
22
Membros
1,047
Popularidade
#24,610
Avaliação
3.9
Críticas
8
ISBN
42
Línguas
1

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