Can you recommend a good gardening book?
• Rodale’s Basic Organic Gardening: Great for Newbies
With this book, you’ll learn everything you need to know about gardening. All the questions like “How do I plant a seed?” and “What’s the most efficient way to dig?” are answered, and other than that, the topics have simple names: soil, compost, seeds, pest control and weeds, and have easy language that isn’t confusing.
Moreover, almost 100 essential gardening words are defined in the text, making you feel confident when going into the garden. This book offers guides, projects, garden layouts, and more – it’s a complete package! Those who reviewed the book thought it elevated their gardening approach, and it answered all their questions.
• The Vegetable Gardener’s Bible, Second Edition: For Vegetable Gardens
If you want to make a salad zero to 100 on your own, this book can give you basic information, from tomatoes and carrots to more complex varieties of produce. In the book, both novices and experienced gardeners will learn high-yield gardening approaches from the author.
This bible is based on Ed Smith’s W-O-R-D gardening method, which he claims will work in North America. W-O-R-D is the short form of Wide rows, Organic methods, Raised beds, and Deep soil – four gardening systems that will boost harvest when used just in time. The book has detailed information about hundreds of known vegetables, giving you all the information you need to grow them at home. You’ll learn tips for dealing with fussy plants, growing unusual varieties, and making your growing season last longer.
• The Flower Gardner’s Bible: For Flower Gardens
Some people are interested in filling their yard with pretty flowers. If so, they’ll appreciate this book as a fantastic resource while decorating your gardens with colourful blooms. The book will guide you through planting flourishing, vivid gardens that bloom in all four seasons.
The Flower Gardner’s Bible includes expert advice and instructions, from finding the right growing site to notes on making your plants stay longer. This book contains essential information for any serious gardener: practical notes about improving soil, holding off pests, garden arrangement, and more than 400 colourful flower profiles.
• All New Square Foot Gardening II: For Small Gardens
The techniques in this book have been in use since the 1980s. The book gives you information about creating a small plot near your home and using vertical gardening methods to raise healthy, colourful plants. The specific point about the book is that you can’t find any complex tools or ingredients. All you need are the basics, making this the best book for those who are just starting out.