Here comes a brand new, updated edition of this best-selling book for any keen vegetable grower, demonstrating acclaimed gardener, Ed Smith's, unique system for growing high yield organic vegetables at home. A comprehensive guide to growing your own fruit and vegetables, it is full of practical advice about everything from building raised beds, planning your veg patch to making your own compost. Learn how to make the most of your garden and grow vegetables to feed your family and friends. Smith's easy-to-follow techniques will ensure you get maximum yields for less work. It includes a much expanded plant directory with a focus on specific fruit and vegetables and how to grow them, as well as tips on harvesting and storing techniques.
Edward C Smith has been growing all of his family's food for more than 40 years using organic techniques. He tends a 1,500 square feet garden at his home in Vermont, USA. As well as writing gardening books including the best-selling, The Vegetable Gardener's Bible, he teaches college courses in garden ecology and lectures on gardening throughout North America.