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Best Vegetable Gardening Books: The ULTIMATE List

Here is a list of the best Vegetable Gardening books, some I have read myself, some that I did research on, and all have great reviews!

1. The Vegetable Gardener’s Bible, 2nd Edition: Discover Ed’s High-Yield W-O-R-D System for All North American Gardening Regions: Wide Rows, Organic Methods, Raised Beds, Deep Soil (2009)

 Best Vegetable Gardening Books: The ULTIMATE ListSmith’s legendary high-yield gardening method emphasizes wide rows, organic methods, raised beds, and deep soil. Succeed with fussy plants, try new and unusual varieties, and learn how to innovatively extend your growing season. With thorough profiles of hundreds of popular varieties, The Vegetable Gardener’s Bible provides expert information and an inspiring roadmap for gardeners of all skill levels to enjoy abundant homegrown vegetables….
Author(s): Edward C. Smith

2. Raised Bed Gardening for Beginners: Everything You Need to Know to Start and Sustain a Thriving Garden (2019)

 Best Vegetable Gardening Books: The ULTIMATE ListLearn all about raised beds―and up your gardening game.Worried about space? Interested in bigger and better yields? Raised-Bed Gardening for Beginners shows you all the amazing advantages of raised-bed gardens―and how easy creating them can be.A complete primer for fresh and experienced planters alike, this book contains everything you need to know to start a happy and healthy raised-bed garden. Learn to build your bed, select the right plants, and so much more. Simple guides will have even the greenest gardeners serving up freshly picked…
Author(s): Tammy Wylie

3. Vegetables Love Flowers: Companion Planting for Beauty and Bounty (2018)

 Best Vegetable Gardening Books: The ULTIMATE ListPlanting is one of the oldest ways to ; but there's more to the method than you might think. Vegetables Love Flowers walks you through the ins and outs of companion planting, from how it works to which plants go together and how to grow the best garden for your climate. Alongside , you'll also learn about: With the right information and some careful planning, you can —and in the process….
Author(s): Lisa Mason Ziegler

4. The Timber Press Guide to Vegetable Gardening in the Southeast (Regional Vegetable Gardening Series) (2013)

 Best Vegetable Gardening Books: The ULTIMATE ListGrowing vegetables requires regionally specific information—what to plant, when to plant it, and when to harvest are based on climate, weather, and first frost. The Timber Press Guide to Vegetable Gardening in the Southeast tackles this need head on, with regionally specific growing information written by local gardening expert, Ira Wallace. This region includes Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia. Monthly planting guides show exactly what you can do in the garden from January through…
Author(s): Ira Wallace

5. Beginner’s Garden: A Practical Guide to Growing Vegetables & Fruit without Getting Your Hands Too Dirty (IMM Lifestyle) Gardening Tips, Recipes, & Projects for Beginners; Includes Herbs & Small Spaces (2018)

 Best Vegetable Gardening Books: The ULTIMATE ListAimed at complete beginners, Beginner’s Garden de-mystifies the gardening process with sound practical and seasonal advice, lots of hints and tips for successful growing, delicious recipes, and fun weekend projects to help you make the most of your outdoor area, however small.This completely new kind of gardening book is ideal for first-timers who have busy working lives but still want to grow their own produce—without spending all weekend digging!…
Author(s): Alex Mitchell

6. Texas Fruit & Vegetable Gardening: Plant, Grow, and Eat the Best Edibles for Texas Gardens (Fruit & Vegetable Gardening Guides) (2012)

 Best Vegetable Gardening Books: The ULTIMATE ListThis book includes more than 60 fruits, vegetables and herbs suitable for the diverse growing conditions of Texas gardens. Texas Fruit & Vegetable Gardening addresses the climate, soil, sun, and water conditions that affect growing success. Each plant profile highlights planting, growing, watering, and care information. Helpful charts and graphs assist gardeners in knowing when to plant and harvest….
Author(s): Greg Grant

7. The Year-Round Vegetable Gardener: How to Grow Your Own Food 365 Days a Year, No Matter Where You Live (2011)

 Best Vegetable Gardening Books: The ULTIMATE ListEven in winter’s coldest months you can harvest fresh, delicious produce. Drawing on insights gained from years of growing vegetables in Nova Scotia, Niki Jabbour shares her simple techniques for gardening throughout the year. Learn how to select the best varieties for each season, the art of succession planting, and how to build inexpensive structures to protect your crops from the elements. No matter where you live, you’ll soon enjoy a thriving vegetable garden year-round….
Author(s): Niki Jabbour, De Sciose, Joseph

8. The Vegetable Gardener’s Container Bible: How to Grow a Bounty of Food in Pots, Tubs, and Other Containers (2011)

 Best Vegetable Gardening Books: The ULTIMATE ListHarvest tomatoes on a patio, produce a pumpkin in a planter, and grow broccoli on a balcony! Best-selling author Ed Smith shows you everything you need to know to successfully create and care for an edible container garden, from choosing the right plants and selecting appropriate containers through controlling pests without chemicals and harvesting fresh vegetables. You’ll discover that container gardening is an easy and fun way to enjoy summer’s bounty in even the smallest of growing spaces. …
Author(s): Edward C. Smith

9. Vegetable Gardening For Dummies (2009)

 Best Vegetable Gardening Books: The ULTIMATE ListA hands-on guide to the ins and outs of raising and using vegetables Want to grow your own vegetables? You can do it the fun and easy way with this practical guide. From selecting the right spot to preparing the soil to harvesting, Vegetable Gardening For Dummies, 2nd Edition shows you how to successfully raise vegetables regardless of the size of your plot or your dietary needs. You’ll discover how to plot your garden and get the soil in tip-top shape; select the types of vegetables you want to grow; plant the seeds properly; and care for them as…
Author(s): Charlie Nardozzi, The Editors of the National Gardening Association

10. Florida Fruit & Vegetable Gardening: Plant, Grow, and Harvest the Best Edibles (Fruit & Vegetable Gardening Guides) (2015)

 Best Vegetable Gardening Books: The ULTIMATE ListFlorida Fruit & Vegetable Gardening is an easy-to-use guide to growing edibles in the Sunshine State. Full-color images illustrate the more than 25 fruits and berries featured, and there are also more than 35 recommendations for the best vegetables to grow in this sometimes challenging climate. Helpful growing tips, icons, charts, and maps assist gardeners in planting the right edibles for their exact Florida location.This is the perfect book for longtime Florida gardeners as well as newcomers to the state with its enviable twelve-month growing season. This updated edition of the original Guide to Florida Fruit & Vegetable Gardening…
Author(s): Robert Bowden

11. All New Square Foot Gardening, 3rd Edition, Fully Updated: MORE Projects – NEW Solutions – GROW Vegetables Anywhere (2018)

 Best Vegetable Gardening Books: The ULTIMATE ListSince Square Foot Gardening was first introduced in 1981, the revolutionary new way to garden developed by Mel Bartholomew has helped millions of home gardeners fresh produce and . Now, based largely on the input and experience of these millions, the system has been even further refined and improved to fully meet today's changing resources, needs, and challenges. With , this new edition makes it easier than ever to achieve nearly-foolproof results in virtually any situation: . Perfect for experienced Square-Foot-Gardeners or beginners, the original method created by Mel has not changed…
Author(s): Mel Bartholomew, Square Foot Gardening Foundation

12. The Backyard Gardener: Simple, Easy, and Beautiful Gardening with Vegetables, Herbs, and Flowers (2017)

 Best Vegetable Gardening Books: The ULTIMATE ListA beautiful and simple guide to edible gardeningThe “garden to table” movement is inspiring another generation of gardeners but many of them have questions. How important is composting? Is seed saving really worth it? Focusing on sustainable, organic growing practices and plants, The Backyard Gardener is a comprehensive handbook that will help get them started. Kelly Orzel covers everything from soil selection to growing and harvesting. Sidebars such as “garden center survival tips” offer useful advice to help readers build their confidence and know-how. This guide also…
Author(s): Kelly Orzel

Best Vegetable Gardening Books: The Ultimate List

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Genesis and download some vegetable gardening books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

Vertical Vegetable Gardening: Discover the Many Benefits of Growing Your Vegetables and Fruit Up Instead of Out

Author(s): Chris McLaughlin
Publisher: Alpha, Year: 31 Dec 2012, Size: 7 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2388660

Vegetable Gardening for Beginners: A Simple Guide to Growing Vegetables at Home

Author(s): Jill McSheehy
Publisher: Rockridge Press, Year: 2020, Size: 5 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2544747


Author(s): GREEN, LEA
Publisher: , Year: 2020, Size: 2 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2641741

The Essential Manual of Urban Gardening for Beginners: A Step-by-Step Guide to Raised Bed Gardening for Cultivating a Thriving Flower, Herbs, Fruits and Vegetables Garden All Year Round

Author(s): Clayton M. Rines
Publisher: , Year: 2020, Size: 3 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2673366

Gardening for beginners: 3 books in 1: Gardening in containers, companion planting and hydroponic. Everything you need to know to grow healthy vegetables, fruits and herbs easily at home

Author(s): Green, Edward
Publisher: , Year: 2020, Size: 11 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2692626

Gardening for Beginners: The Perfect step-by-step Guide to Start Producing Your Vegetables and Fruits with Organic Methods. Create Your Thriving Garden Even in Urban Areas

Author(s): Green, Edward
Publisher: , Year: 2020, Size: 8 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2789547

Vegetable Container Gardening: 2 Books in 1: The Complete Guide to Learn Both Companion Planting Techniques and How to Build Cool Containers to Enjoy Your Urban Garden in Easy Way

Author(s): Wylie, Damian & Wylie, Damian
Publisher: , Year: 2020, Size: 3 Mb, Download: azw3
ID: 2791827

HYDROPONICS and RAISED BED GARDENING: 2 Manuscripts in 1: The Essential Guide to Learn Everything you need about Hydroponic Systems and Raised Bed Gardens ... Home Growing Fresh and Healthy Vegetables

Author(s): Bennett, Mark
Publisher: , Year: 2020, Size: 8 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2808804

Easy Peasy Crops in Pots: A Comprehensive Guide to Container Gardening for the Modern City Dweller, the Practical Solution to Growing Your Own Fruits, Vegetables and Herbs in Tiny Urban Spaces

Author(s): B., Landan
Publisher: , Year: 2020, Size: 3 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2808906

Survival Guide for Beginners 2021 And The Beginner's Vegetable Garden 2021: The Complete Beginner's Guide to Gardening and Survival in 2021 (Leslie Martin Survival Essentials Book 3)

Author(s): Martin, Leslie
Publisher: , Year: 2020, Size: 4 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2808907

Please note that this booklist is not definite. Some books are really hot items according to The New York Times, others are drafted by unknown authors. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant links you could recommend? Leave a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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