One Magic Square: Grow your own food on one square metre (Hardback)
  • One Magic Square: Grow your own food on one square metre (Hardback)

One Magic Square: Grow your own food on one square metre (Hardback)

Hardback 368 Pages / Published: 05/02/2015
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Fully revised for UK and Northern European climates.

The best and cheapest food is the food you grow in your own garden. One Magic Square shows how you can start your own productive food garden in ten minutes a day on a single square metre. With simple plot designs starting with salads and gradually expanding to include beans, tomatoes, corn, roots and much more; you can take the first steps in growing your own food organically.

These bite-sized designs allow you to extend by one square metre each season, or pick your favourites to add a bit of excitement to your cooking. The magic of square-metre gardening is in allowing you to keep your garden manageable even as your self-sufficiency increases.

The book covers:

How to grow food one square metre at a timePlot designs from basic to complex, withIdeas for specific diets and tastesIdeas for moving towards food self-sufficiencyTips and tricksDescriptions of food plantsThe benefits of companion planting

For beginners and more experienced gardeners, this book has a wealth of information and guidance.

Publisher: Green Books
ISBN: 9780857842800
Number of pages: 368
Dimensions: 200 x 200 mm

"It is possible to grow a staggering amount in just a small plot. Ideal for balconies, terraces, courtyards, small gardens or allotments, square metre gardening is perfectly suited to urban growers. It is about maximum work - and the joy of seeing what can flourish in such a small space." -- The City Planter
"This inspiring book sets out to encourage everyone to start growing produce even if it's the first time you have ever considered doing so and in whatever limited space there is available." -- Backlane Notebook
One Magic Square "takes a sensivle apporach, with manageable squares and small tasks, so that food gardening can fit into the busiest lifestyle... And it's a year-round book, so it won't languish on the shlf during winter." -- Emma Cooper * Emma the Gardener *

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