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How to Grow More Vegetables
Documents the amazing, positive changes that have resulted from Biointensive gardens, both for individuals and for whole villages! The method involves careful soil preparation, production and use of organic compost, planting of the vegetables in close proximity to one another, and gentle watering that reduces erosion. Com rated it it was amazing Aug 26, If you’re only going to own one gardening book, this is the one. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.
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How to grow more vegetables by John Jeavons
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