Countertop Gardens: Easily Grow Kitchen Edibles Indoors For Year-round Enjoyment by Shelley LevisCountertop Gardens: Easily Grow Kitchen Edibles Indoors For Year-round Enjoyment by Shelley Levis

Countertop Gardens: Easily Grow Kitchen Edibles Indoors For Year-round Enjoyment

byShelley Levis

Paperback | June 19, 2018

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Become an indoor gardening expert as horticulturalist Shelley Levis walks you through the challenges, benefits, and how-tos of growing inside, including a review of the wide array of methods available.

Our indoor environments are ideal for human comfort, but they are not always hospitable to plants, especially vegetables and other edibles. In just the last few years, the technology for creating a better indoor plant environment has expanded. With the new, compact systems and tools available, it has become simple for anyone to grow an indoor kitchen garden and enjoy freshly picked edibles grown right on your own countertop.

Countertop Gardens shows you how to set up a cordial growing environment anywhere. In addition to going over the pros and cons of a wide range of ready-made hydroponic, aquaponic, and vertical gardening systems, Shelley shows you how to make your own DIY setups—from simple space-saving container designs to more creative and complex soil-free solutions. Beautiful photographs throughout illustrate methods, growing options, and creative projects. The chapters cover:
  • Countertop garden methods
  • Best edibles for countertop gardens
  • DIY countertop gardening
  • Growing basics
  • Countertop growing devices
  • Troubleshooting
No matter the size of your kitchen or your ambition, Countertop Gardens will help you make sure your favorite herbs, greens, fruits, and vegetables are within reach 365 days a year!
Shelley Levis is a passionate horticulturist, speaker, writer, and garden designer. She is an editor and content creator for Urbanique magazine, a regular contributor to a variety of newspapers and magazines, and the voice behind the popular gardening blog Sow & Dipity. Her creative DIY garden projects have been featured in the Huffing...
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Title:Countertop Gardens: Easily Grow Kitchen Edibles Indoors For Year-round EnjoymentFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:160 pages, 9.25 × 7.62 × 0.5 inShipping dimensions:9.25 × 7.62 × 0.5 inPublished:June 19, 2018Publisher:Cool Springs PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0760357811

ISBN - 13:9780760357811

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good way to start! I don't know anything about countertop gardens so if you do you may not have the same opinion. But for newcomers like my this is a good enough starting point. It cover the basic of gardening, explain it well and just show how easy it can be to do all that in small interior space.
Date published: 2018-06-16

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Become an indoor gardening expert as horticulturalist Shelley Levis walks you through the challenges, benefits, and how-tos of growing inside, including a review of the wide array of methods available. Our indoor environments are ideal for human comfort, but they are not always hospitable to plants, especially vegetables and other edibles. In just the last few years, the technology for creating a better indoor plant environment has expanded. With the new, compact systems and tools available, it has become simple for anyone to grow an indoor kitchen garden and enjoy freshly picked edibles grown right on your own countertop.Countertop Gardens shows you how to set up a cordial growing environment anywhere. In addition to going over the pros and cons of a wide range of ready-made hydroponic, aquaponic, and vertical gardening systems, Shelley shows you how to make your own DIY setups—from simple space-saving container designs to more creative and complex soil-free solutions. Beautiful photographs throughout illustrate methods, growing options, and creative projects. The chapters cover:Countertop garden methodsBest edibles for countertop gardensDIY countertop gardeningGrowing basicsCountertop growing devicesTroubleshootingNo matter the size of your kitchen or your ambition, Countertop Gardens will help you make sure your favorite herbs, greens, fruits, and vegetables are within reach 365 days a year!

Editorial Reviews

Countertop Gardens offers a plethora of options for growing vegetables indoors at any time of the year
- HealthyHouseplants.com