You might be looking for a way to bring some calmness and peace to your life. You want to get involved in something that works to reduce and relieve stress. If you’ve chosen gardening, you’ve made a wise decision.
One thing you’ll want to remember is that the garden you create can be whatever you want it to be. There’s no right or wrong selection in what you choose to put into it.
However, you will need to know what to do when you want to have a garden. It’s not knowing what to do that throw some people for a spin. They get lost trying to figure out which steps they need to take and when to take them.
Thankfully, though, all of the guesswork has been done for you with the Week-by-Week Vegetable Gardener’s Handbook: Make the Most of Your Growing Season.
All you have to do is follow along. Even if you’re a beginner in the world of gardening, you can easily follow the steps outlined in the book and have a garden up and running soon.
You might be someone who’s already familiar with gardening but you want to take it to the next level. If that’s the case, the book will also work to help you. The book covers the garden size that you’ll want to have.
Since not everyone has a huge backyard they can use a portion of to create a garden, the book covers choosing space and how to maximize what you have. It also talks about how to choose what you want to plant in the garden.
A good rule of thumb to keep in mind is to plant what you like. Otherwise, you won’t feel motivated. The book talks about the importance of the garden location as well as what to watch for with soil.
Dealing with soil problems such as dry soil is also covered in the book. You’ll be shown how to get the soil ready for your garden. You’ll learn about drainage and how to take care of watering the garden.
You’ll also learn about sunlight and how to maximize its use for the plants that need it. Different types of gardens are also covered in the book such as raised beds and container gardening.
You’ll be taught about new sprouts, sowing seeds, fertilizing and pests to watch out for. Transplanting and tips for the winter season are also covered in the book. The book takes you week by week through how to garden.
You’ll learn how to break having a garden up into weekly steps to follow to ensure success. This way, you’ll have a guide showing you what to do all the way from setup to harvest.
Whether you’re a seasoned gardener determined to increase crop yields or starting your very first vegetable garden, the Week-by-Week Gardener’s Handbook will help you manage your schedule and prioritize what’s important. Detailed weekly to-do lists break gardening down into simple and manageable tasks so that you always know what needs to be done and when to do it, from starting seeds and planting strawberries to checking for tomato hornworms and harvesting carrots. Enjoy a bountiful harvest with this organized and stress-free approach to gardening.
- Item Weight:1.17 pounds
- Spiral-bound:200 pages
- Product Dimensions:7.75 x 0.94 x 9.06 inches
- Publisher:Storey Publishing, LLC; Illustrated Edition (January 8, 2011)
- Best Sellers Rank:#15,528 in Books
- #8 in Regional Gardening & Horticulture
- #17 in Vegetable Gardening
- #19 in Gardening & Horticulture Reference (Books)