The Suburban Micro-Farm: Modern Solutions for Busy People

byAmy Stross

Paperback | March 19, 2018

The Suburban Micro-Farm: Modern Solutions for Busy People by Amy Stross
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Reduce your lawn and your grocery budget. Take gardening to the next level!

Would you like to grow healthy food for your table? Do you want to learn the secrets of farming even though you live in a neighborhood? Author Amy Stross talks straight about why the suburbs might be the ideal place for a small farm.

In these pages you'll learn:

  • How to make your landscape as productive as it is beautiful
  • Why the suburbs are primed with food-growing potential
  • How to choose the best crops for success
  • Why you don't need the perfect yard to have a micro-farm
  • How to use easy permaculture techniques for abundant harvests

 If you're ready to create a beautiful, edible yard, this book is for you.

The Suburban Micro-Farm will show you how to grow your own fruits, herbs, and vegetables even on a limited schedule. From seed to harvest, this book will keep you on track so you feel a sense of accomplishment for your efforts.

You'll learn gardening tricks that are essential to success, like how to deal with a 'brown thumb', how to develop and nurture healthy soil, and how to manage garden pests.

Although this book has everything a new gardener needs to get started, experienced gardeners will not be disappointed. With helpful tips throughout, you will love the in-depth chapters about permaculture and making money on the micro-farm.

Amy Stross is a permaculture gardener, writer, and educator with a varied background in home-scale food production. Through years of experience as a professional gardener specializing in ecologically friendly and edible landscapes, she discovered that healthy fruits and vegetables could actually grow right outside her own door. After...
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Title:The Suburban Micro-Farm: Modern Solutions for Busy PeopleFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:356 pages, 8.5 X 8.4 X 0.7 inShipping dimensions:356 pages, 8.5 X 8.4 X 0.7 inPublished:March 19, 2018Publisher:Twisted Creek PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0997520833

ISBN - 13:9780997520835

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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