House & Home
Chelsea Green Publishing
Published: Oct 5, 2010
Winner of About.com's Reader's Choice Award: Best Garden Book Since 2010**
Selected by Amazon.com as one of the Top 10 Books of 2010 in the Home and Gardening Category!
CREATIVE, PRODUCTIVE GARDENING FOR GOOD TIMES AND BAD.**
In an age of erratic weather and instability, people's interest in growing their own food is skyrocketing. The Resilient Gardener
presents gardening techniques that stand up to challenges ranging from
health problems, financial problems, and special dietary needs to
serious disasters and climate change.
Scientist and expert
gardener Carol Deppe draws from emerging science in many fields to
develop the general principles of gardening for resilience. Gardeners
will learn through Deppe's detailed instructions on growing, storing,
and using the five crops central to self-reliance: potatoes, corn,
beans, squash, and eggs.
Learn how to:
And more . . .*
The Resilient Gardener*
is both a conceptual and a hands-on gardening book for all levels of
experience. Optimistic as well as realistic, Deppe offers invaluable
advice for gardeners (and their communities) to flourish.