Environmental Resources


Fast, Fresh Garden Edibles: Quick Crops for Small Spaces
If you’re thinking about gardening but only have a small space, this book has a lot of suggestions on what to grow in small spaces, and also includes details about caring for your garden, which might be a bit different, depending on how small your space is.

If you’d like your garden to double as decor (works great on a patio or balcony), check out Grow Your Own Herbs in Pots: 35 Simple Projects for Creating Beautiful Container Herb Gardens. This book has a lot of different ideas about which herbs go well together based on height, color, leaf shape, and even fragrance. She shows you all the different herbs you can grow and also how to grow them in gorgeous arrangements.

The Organic Gardener’s Handbook of Natural Pest and Disease Control: A Complete Guide to Maintaining a Healthy Garden and Yard the Earth-Friendly Way
This book is a wonderful guide with tons of tips and information about how to naturally avoid pests and diseases, how to maintain your healthy garden all season, and even new ideas on what to do if you still encounter problems. It’s a much healthier approach, with less impact on the environment.

  1. A big pot with a lot of herbs in it are amazing. There is nothing more tasty than picking fresh herbs to use.

    I grow mine on the back porch for easy access.

    Great list of books!!

  2. Great books. Herbs are superior than chemical medicines as they don't leave any side effects.

    Thank you for sharing this list. I was searching for a list. Will go through them.

  3. i have read the first book, and there was a lot i've learned with it, i am currently now in the 3rd book, it contains information that i've never encountered before!

  4. Fast, contemporary Garden Edibles shows owners the way to use each square measure of obtainable area to grow contemporary vegetables within the shortest doable time. Guides to growing in little gardens, in containers, and in window boxes. the way to choose and plant the fastest growing types of vegetables.

  5. The first book you mentioned is really good, was able to find it on Amazon.

  6. Gardening is still the best way to relax and unwind!

  7. Great little article. More people should use whatever little space they have in their garden to grow edibles.

  8. Looks like some some great reads. I could use some suggestions for my little garden spot. I would like to get the most use out of it as possible. I know the one thing that is on top of my list is tomatoes. You just can't beat a fresh homegrown tomato.

  9. Yes, a great collection of gardening books you've posted here… thanks for sharing. 🙂

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