With more than 45,000 copies sold since 1988, The New Organic Grower has become a modern classic. In this revised and expanded edition, master gardener Coleman continues to present his common sense and sustainable approach to growing top-quality organic vegetables. He updates information on marketing the harvest, on small-scale equipment, and on farming and gardening for the long-term health of the soil. By Eliot Coleman. Paperback, 340 pages.
Includes all-new chapters such as:
• Farm-Generated Fertility – how to meet your soil-fertility needs from the resources of your own land.
• The Moveable Feast – how to construct greenhouses that can be easily moved to benefit plants.
• The Winter Garden – how to plant, harvest, and sell hardy salad crops all winter long.
• Pests? – how to find “plant-positive” rather than “pest-negative” solutions by growing healthy plants.
• The Information Resource – how and where to learn what you need to know to grow delicious organic vegetables.
Written for the serious gardener or small market farmer, this book proves that, in terms of both efficiency and profitability, smaller can be better.