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The Resilient Gardener free pdf 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: Grow food in an era of wild weather and climate changeGarden with little to no irrigation or "store-bought" inputsGarden efficiently and comfortably (even with a bad back)Customize your garden to deal with special dietary needs or a need for weight controlMake breads and cakes from home-grown corn using original gluten-free recipes (with no other grains, artificial binders, or dairy products)Keep a laying flock of ducks or chickens, integrate them with your gardening, and grow most of their feedAnd 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.

About Carol Deppe

Oregon plant breeder Carol Deppe specialises in developing public-domain crops for organic growing conditions, sustainable agriculture, and human survival for the next thousand years.

Details Book

Author : Carol Deppe
Publisher : Chelsea Green Publishing Co
Data Published : 06 January 2011
ISBN : 160358031X
EAN : 9781603580311
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 384 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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