Many other topics are included to help you get started growing organically.
eager to help new gardeners find out for themselves how to grow their
own fresh food, and contribute to a healthy environment for themselves
and their children and pets.
Sustainable gardening isn't just
about vegetables; it's a lifestyle, and I want to encourage as many
people as possible to garden organically and live greener (even if you
live in a city or town!)
Sustainable Gardening E-Book Review
Sustainable Gardening, written by Jacki Cammidge, Certified
Horticulturist, is an amazing book for anyone who wants to find out what
this term actually means and how to incorporate it into one’s own
Such elements as mulch beds, composting, capturing
rainfall, joining organic farm programs and encouraging wildlife are all
The book focuses on composting and even as a professional landscape designer, I was taken by how knowledgeable she is.
Jacki discusses that it is more than just throwing a bunch of kitchen
scraps in a pile, at the same time her exact directions are simple for
anyone to follow. She also tells us why and where to use compost for the
greatest benefits. It can be used for more than just mixing it into
your garden beds, as I am sure many people assume.
Great tips are
provided also, such as not using a really thick layer of grass
clippings, but if you have this already, what to do to rectify the
Various types of composting are explained along with valuable information on mulching and many other related topics.
has much "country" experience, yet shares with the reader her
scientific knowledge as to how things work, why you should follow
certain guidelines, and what to do if issues arise.
I highly recommend this book.
Susan Schlenger, B.S.L.A., A.S.L.A.
Landscape Design Advice