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The Best Gardening Books for Starting an Edible Garden

The Best Gardening Books for Starting an Edible Garden

But for those who don’t know anyone who can provide serious horticultural insights (or those looking to supplement this advice), books are the best resource. This book is especially useful for organic gardeners looking for ways to keep bugs from eating their harvest without the use of pesticides. Tender is arguably his magnum opus, with two volumes and over 1,200 pages containing recipes, essays, growing tips, and more. The New Organic Grower, 3rd Edition: A Master's Manual of Tools and Techniques for the Home and Market Gardener, 30th Anniversary Edition $22 at AmazonThe Truth About Organic Gardening by Jeff GillmanMisinformation about organic gardening can circulate—even among experienced growers—that is at best impractical and at worst dangerous. The Truth About Organic Gardening: Benefits, Drawbacks, and the Bottom Line $14 at AmazonWeedless Gardening and The Pruning Book by Lee ReichReich has used his expertise to author a number of books himself.

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