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One Magic Square: The Easy, Organic Way to Grow Your Own Food on a 3-foot Square (Paperback)

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    A Hands-On Guide to Growing Organic Vegetables, Fruits and Herbs—Starting with Just One Square Yard!

    Lolo Houbein has been growing food for more than 30 years—and now, drawing on her wide learning and hard-earned experience, she offe......more

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A Hands-On Guide to Growing Organic Vegetables, Fruits and Herbs—Starting with Just One Square Yard!

Lolo Houbein has been growing food for more than 30 years—and now, drawing on her wide learning and hard-earned experience, she offers a wealth of information on how to turn small plots of land into sources of nourishing, inexpensive, organic food. Amateur gardeners wondering how to get started and veteran gardeners looking for new ideas will be inspired by Houbein’s practical, often charming, and always optimistic advice. One Magic Square includes:
  • Earth-friendly tips, tricks, and solutions for establishing and maintaining an organic garden
  • Illustrated, annotated plans for 30 plots with different themes—including perennials and “pick-and-come-again” plants, anti-cancer and anti-oxidant-rich vegetables, and salad, pizza, pasta, and stir-fry ingredients
  • Comprehensive information about every plant in every plot
  • Color photographs of the author’s own garden—plus helpful illustrations
  • Houbein family recipes for making the most of your bounty—including salad dressings, fruit and vegetable juices, stir-fries, and more.

Lolo Houbein first learned about growing fruits and vegetables from her Uncle Wim, whose food garden saved the family during the last years of World War II in war-torn Holland. In 1958, she emigrated to Australia with her husband and children. She studied literature and anthropology at the universities of Adelaide and Papua New Guinea, and has written numerous books and articles on humanitarian and conservation topics. Houbein lives and gardens in the Adelaide Hills of Australia.

Author:
Houbein, Lolo
Genre:
GARDENING / Organic
Audience:
General/trade
Format:
Paperback
Pages:
347
Language:
English
Publisher:
Experiment Llc
Publish Date:
02/01/2010
Copyright Year:
2010
ISBN:
9781615190126
Height:
8.25 in
Wdth:
7.25 in
Thickness:
1.0 in
Unit weight:
1.55 lb
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