Are you interested in creating a bountiful garden but worried that you don’t have enough space? Raised-Bed Gardening for Beginners shows you how simple it can be to plan, build, and grow your own raised-bed garden in whatever space is available. Learn to build your bed, select the right plants, grow your own vegetables, and much more. This book makes it easy for even inexperienced gardeners to serve up freshly picked vegetables and herbs in no time.
Plant a flourishing garden in minimal space with:
An introduction to raised-bed gardening―From constructing a planting box to mixing and maintaining soil, step-by-step instructions make getting started easy.
Beginner’s guidance―Help your garden thrive with detailed suggestions for crop rotation, partner planting, seed starting, and growing zones.
30 easy-to-grow plants―Full profiles plus growing and harvesting tips on beginner-friendly vegetables and herbs make choosing the right ones for your garden a cinch.
Learn basic methods that will get you growing fast using this easy guide to raised-bed gardening.
Popular highlights in this ebook:
Tall plants are best planted on the north side of a raised-bed garden to avoid casting shadows on shorter ones.
Your beds can be as small as 3 feet by 3 feet; they can be as long as you like but no more than 4 feet wide.
Don’t forget to plant herbs and flowers. Nasturtiums are edible flowers, and marigolds help keep pests away — Highlighted by 1265 lBooks & Co readers.
“Raised beds have been a game-changer in our gardening journey, allowing us to keep our space more efficient and organized. Any newbie to the world of gardening or raised beds will find this resource highly valuable!”—Jill Winger, creator,
“Whether you are new to gardening, or just new to raised bed gardening, this book is for you. Tammy does an excellent job of guiding you through the process from start to finish. From how to choose a site all the way though how to harvest your crops.”—Robin Nichols, president, NUGL Media Group
“This book could be used as a course for beginning gardeners who are wanting to start a garden. It can also be used by seasoned gardeners who want to switch from in ground gardening to raised beds. As a Master Gardener myself, and a gardener using primarily raised beds, I am impressed with the author’s level of expertise in communicating to gardeners of all capabilities on the ease of planning, starting, and benefits of raised bed gardens. This book is a must for gardeners of all levels. I highly recommend it and will definitely include it in my personal library of gardening resources.”—Willie Slusarski, master gardener
“You’re about to grow your largest (and easiest!) crop to date. Raised-Bed Gardening for Beginners is complete with detailed plans and plenty of tips and tricks to grow your own fresh, healthy, and delicious food every step of the way.”—Erin Fesperman, blogger/owner at Little Emerald Thumb
About the Author:
TAMMY WYLIE was introduced to the joy of raised-bed gardens almost 30 years ago. She and her husband are lifelong gardeners, as well as the founders of Advance Greenhouses (www.advancegreenhouses.com), a website where they share advice on gardening, building greenhouses, and more. She also created and contributes to the blog Grow Your Own Food…