You may not have much acreage, but even city dwellers can create a good-enough-to-eat outdoor space.
(PRWEB) April 29, 2014
"Breakfast in bed is nice, but these presents really endure. Now, how to subtly pass on that wish list…" begins an article from Redbook on "21 Mother’s Day Gifts Under $50 That Make Her Life Easier All Year." Featured among the various tools and tips is The Edible Garden (Viva Editions, 2013). As Redbook says, "You may not have much acreage, but even city dwellers can create a good-enough-to-eat outdoor space."
Whether Mom is hardy homesteader or just getting started with a few herb pots on the windowsill, The Edible Garden offers food for thought on creating her very own haven that is as beautiful as it is delicious. Master gardener and BBC personality Alys Fowler has devoted her life to teaching people how to grow their own floral food and edible landscaping. Here, Fowler shares her trademark wisdom and inventive tips to help a garden grow abundantly—from saving and sowing seeds, to mixing the world’s best compost, to brewing herb teas and growing such a bounty of veggies that Mom will have to learn how to pickle and preserve them! Good for the pocket, good for the environment and hugely rewarding for the soul, The Edible Garden provides a taste of the good life to anyone willing to pick up a trowel. It is now also available as a audiobook.