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Teaming with Microbes: A Gardener's Guide to the Soil Food Web

by Jeff Lowenfels & Wayne Lewis

Smart gardeners know that soil is anything but an inert substance. Healthy soil is teeming with life — not just earthworms and insects, but a staggering multitude of bacteria, fungi, and other microorganisms....


The Complete Guide to Working with Worms: Using the Gardener's Best Friend for Organic Gardening and Composting

by Wendy Vincent

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reports that if we composted 100 percent of our food scraps, we could prevent the equivalent of 20 million metric tons of carbon dioxide emissions each year. Composting...


Eat Your Greens: The Surprising Power of Homegrown Leaf Crops

by David Kennedy

Turn over a new leaf with these nutritional powerhouses for your kitchen garden


The Sustainable Vegetable Garden: A Backyard Guide to Healthy Soil and Higher Yields

by John Jeavons & Carol Cox

From the author of our best-selling and widely beloved HOW TO GROW MORE VEGETABLES comes this "quick and dirty" introduction to biointensive gardening that shows it is not only possible but easy to grow astonishing...


Independence Days: A Guide to Sustainable Food Storage & Preservation

Dear Dirt Doctor: Questions Answered the Natural Way

by Howard Garrett

Howard Garrett has converted gardeners throughout Texas and beyond to gardening the natural way without chemical fertilizers and toxic pesticides. In this revised and updated edition of The Dirt Doctor's Guide...


Garden Composting - How Garden Recycling Works

by Bill Butterworth

Hands-on, know-how and understanding of practical delivery of integrated, closed-loop gardening from waste delivering real sustainability. Includes your Safety Check List and how to calculate your own positive...


Organic Hobby Farming: A Practical Guide to Earth-Friendly Farming in Any Space

by Andy Tomolonis

In Organic Hobby Farming, Andy Tomolonis, a longtime organic gardener, part-time hobby farmer, and award-winning Boston-area journalist, strips down the concept of “organic” and explains why natural farming...


The Truth About Organic Gardening: Benefits, Drawnbacks, and the Bottom Line

by Jeff Gillman

Gardeners tend to assume that any organic product is automatically safe for humans and beneficial to the environment—and in most cases this is true. The problem, as Jeff Gillman points out in this fascinating,...


Grow a Sustainable Diet: Planning and Growing to Feed Ourselves and the Earth

by Cindy Conner

Row by row – maximize your harvest and feed your soil by developing a customized plan for your garden


Uprisings: A Hands-On Guide to the Community Grain Revolution

by Sarah Simpson & Heather McLeod

From seed to loaf—everything you need to know to build community with grain.


Sustainable Market Farming: Intensive Vegetable Production on a Few Acres

by Pam Dawling

Growing for 100 – the complete year-round guide for the small-scale market grower.


From Seed to Skillet: A Guide to Growing, Tending, Harvesting, and Cooking Up Fresh, Healthy Food to Share with People You Love

by Susan Heeger, Jimmy Williams & Eric Staudenmaier

Jimmy Williams learned all about vegetable gardening at the knee of his grandmother, a South Carolina native from a traditional Gullah community whose members were descendents of Caribbean slaves. He pays homage...


Aquaponics System: A Practical Guide To Building & Maintaining Your Own Backyard Aquaponics

by Bowe Packer

"Curious and Interested in Aquaponics?" "Want to grow organic vegetables and have fresh fish to eat?" "looking to discover how to build your own backyard aquaponics system?" This Practical Guide Is Designed...


Texas Organic Vegetable Gardening: The Total Guide to Growing Vegetables, Fruits, Herbs, and Other Edible Plants the Natural Way

by Howard Garrett

This book shows you how to have a healthy soil and recommends environmentally safe products and even some homemade remedies to control pests and disease in your garden. You'll get nuts and bolts information...


Bioshelter Market Garden: A Permaculture Farm

by Darrell Frey

This comprehensive manual contains a wealth of information on creating sustainable food systems based on permaculture principles.


Citizen Farmers: The Biodynamic Way to Grow Healthy Food, Build Thriving Communities, and Give Back to the Earth

by Daron Joffe & Rinne Allen

IACP Cookbook Award Winner in Food Matters Biodynamic farming, with its focus on ecological sustainability, has emerged as the gold standard in the organic gardening movement. Daron Joffe (known as Farmer D)...


Plants for Houston and the Gulf Coast

by Howard Garrett

Whether you're a first-time homeowner, dedicated gardener, or landscape professional, if you're gardening on the Gulf Coast, you need Howard Garrett's Plants for Houston and the Gulf Coast. Garrett is one of...


Organic Management for the Professional: The Natural Way for Landscape Architects and Contractors, Commercial Growers, Golf Course Managers, Park Admi

by Howard Garrett, John Ferguson & Mike Amaranthus

Can you manage the landscape of a golf course, city park, or corporate campus without synthetic fertilizers and toxic pesticides? Absolutely! Organic landscaping is not only possible on a large scale, but it...


Farmers of Forty Centuries: Organic Farming in China, Korea, and Japan

by F. H. King

Intriguing glimpses of early 20th century Asian farmers' utilization of waste; methods of irrigation, reforestation, and land reclamation; topics related to waste-free methods of cultivation; plus customs of...