All New Square Foot Gardening, Second Edition: The Revolutionary Way to Grow More In Less Space

Category: Book
By (author): Bartholomew, Mel
Series: All New Square Foot Gardening
Subject:  GARDENING / Container
  GARDENING / General
  GARDENING / Vegetables
Audience: general/trade
Publisher: Cool Springs Press
Published: February 2013
Format: Book-paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 10.00in x 7.00in x 0.69in

Additional Notes

From The Publisher*

Rapidly increasing in popularity, square foot gardening is the most practical, foolproof way to grow a home garden. That explains why author and gardening innovator Mel Bartholomew has sold more than two million books describing how to become a successful DIY square foot gardener. Now, with the publication of All New Square Foot Gardening, Second Edition, the essential guide to his unique step-by-step method has become even better. Mel developed his techniques back in the early 1980s and has been teaching them throughout the world ever since. In the process, he has made improvements and refinements and continually adapted his practices to keep pace with modern times. In this new volume, Bartholomew furthers his discussion on one of the most popular gardening trends today: vertical gardening. He also explains how you can make gardening fun for kids by teaching them the square foot method. Finally, an expanded section on pest control helps you protect your precious produce. Rich with new full-color images and updated tips for selecting materials, this beautiful new edition is perfect for brand-new gardeners as well as the millions of square foot gardeners who are already dedicated to Mel's industry-changing insights.

From The Publisher*

This updated and expanded edition of America's bestselling gardening book includes new information on popular subjects like vertical gardening and pest control and rewarding tips for square foot gardening with kids.

Review Quote*

STARRED REVIEW This classic reference is updated for beginner and expert gardeners alike on evaluating space, creating a soil mix, vertical gardening, and controlling pests. - Library Journal, Collection Development February 2014

Biographical Note

Mel Bartholomew is the founder and inventor of Square Foot Gardening and the author of All New Square Foot Gardening, the best-selling gardening book in America for a generation. The book has sold 2.5 million copies since Bartholomew wrote the first book in 1981. He hosted a PBS TV show for five years, and then was telecast for three more years on the Learning Channel and Discovery Network. Today, Bartholomew presides over a nonprofit SFG Foundation that encourages every household around the world to have a small garden and eat fresh, healthy vegetables that are uncontaminated.