1. Understanding Rootsuncovers one of the greatest mysteries underground―the secret lives and magical workings of the roots that move and grow invisibly beneath our feet. Roots, it seems, do more than just keep a plant from falling over: they gather water and nutrients, exude wondrous elixirs to...
  2. This manual represents the culmination of Evergreen's three-year community-gardening project entitled Growing Opportunities. It draws on the experiences and lesson learned through our partnerships with a number of Toronto-based social service agencies.
  3. This circular examines 25 Florida farmers' garden records or budgets, and shows that, on average, and excluding family labor costs, farmers save $575 per garden by growing their own. Using individual farmers' gardening plans and budgets, we also compare an expensive garden, in which the farmer...
  4. It is the purpose of this paper first of all to discuss from a theoretical standpoint a system of raised bed gardening that may be appropriate for use within the Amazon basin. Following this there is a discussion of the lessons learned as this system was employed.
  5. Anyone can start a tree nursery and a home garden too. This guide has been produced to help you do this at school and at home. Tree nurseries offer young people a great way to get involved in practical conservation work. 2 Copies
  6. This manual was designed to help development workers in starting kitchen garden projects in conjunction with health and nutrition programs.
  7. The Square Foot Gardening Foundation has a brand new program aimed at developing countries. It's a self-help, grass roots operation that trains others how to have a very productive garden in a very small space.
  8. SAMAKA is not an organization. It is a plan, an idea, a way of life, the road to a better way of life. By becoming SAMAKA farmers, we decide with our neighbors that we will unite in purpose and action to improve our condition of life by raising more food in our home gardens for the better health...
  9. 01/01/2000 This manual discusses some vegetables that are highly productive but not commonly know or readily available.
  10. The book lists a number of plants with a culinary history and suggests new ones, not in the wilderness where recent interest has already resulted in numerous books, but in your own garden where you like to work, relax and entertain, where familiar plants can play exciting new roles. We have...