The Starter Garden Handbook
A Cook's Guide to Growing Your Own Food
Alice Mary Alvrez
The author of The Going Green Handbook gives you tips for growing vegetables, reducing your food budget, eating organic, and being eco-friendly.
Here in one pretty package is everything you need to know to have your garden and eat it, too! Inside, you’ll find tips for greening up all areas of your garden. Learn surprising facts about your impact on the environment and change your habits with do-it-yourself ideas in The Starter Garden Handbook.
Organic gardener, environmentalist, and pop-up chef Alice Mary Alvrez will help you start with small changes, like growing basic herbs, and work your way up to raising bees. Learn how to raise many kinds of vegetables and fruits, and get tips on composting weeds, clippings, and leftovers so you have nutrient-rich soil. Whether you are at the green rookie level, eco-master, or full-on gardening guru, you can learn to grow your own food and help the planet every week of the year with The Starter Garden Handbook.
If you’re a fan of The Vegetable Gardener’s Bible, you’ll love The Starter Garden Handbook!
“Nowadays people think they have to quit their day job and toil in the hot sun all day. Not true! Most gardening is in the planning and once you have established your plot, I promise you, it will become your Happy Place. Nothing feels better than serving a delicious dish from plants you grew from seeds.” —Susannah Seton, author of Simple Pleasures of the Garden