By Karen Newcomb
To accommodate trendy existence, a backyard must healthy simply right into a very small plot, take as little time as attainable to keep up, require a minimal volume of water, and nonetheless produce prolifically. that is precisely what a postage stamp backyard does. Postage stamp gardens are as low as four by means of four ft, and, after the preliminary soil training, they require little or no additional paintings to supply a major quantity of vegetables--for example, a 5-by-5-foot mattress will produce not less than two hundred kilos of greens.
When first released forty years in the past, the postage stamp suggestions, together with heavily planted beds instead of rows, vines and trailing vegetation grown vertically to liberate house, and intercropping, have been groundbreaking. Revised for an all new iteration of gardeners, this version comprises fresh details at the number of heirloom greens on hand this present day and the way to develop them the postage stamp way.
Now, in an ever busier global, the postage stamp extensive gardening procedure is still helpful for gardeners who desire to weed, water, and paintings lots much less but produce lots more.
From the alternate Paperback edition.