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To ask other readers questions about How to grow more vegetablesplease sign up. John Jeavons is a master gardener and ecologist. Jana Kochanny rated it it was amazing Feb 11, Leah rated it liked it Dec 16, Inspired by Your Browsing History.

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Stay in Touch Sign up. This book is one of those rare ones that inspires you to do something, to take action. Complicated though it may be and I don’t think I did it justicemost of the reasoning is quite sound and based on jeavpns, proven systems used by terracing farmers and farmers in difficult growing areas worldwide for centuries.

It is kind of weird how cultish the book is. Becky Whitlow rated it really liked it Jan 20, And you can tell that the guy who invented this method is revered as a living god by his followers.


But if you can get over that, the book is obviously the result of years and years of research, and really useful. Books by John Jeavons. How to choose the grow the most nutritious produce from your garden. How to minimize water use in your garden. I would rather do Sepp Holzer’s methods as explained in Desert vegetabls Paradise.

Oct 02, Paula rated it liked it. We don’t have anything like 24, square feet of growing space. Long before it was a trend, How to Grow More Vegetables brought backyard ecosystems to life for the home gardener by demonstrating sustainable growing methods for spectacular organic produce on a small but intensive scale.

Debra Laulainen rated it liked it Jun 19, Because it simply works better — for now and for the future. This is large on science and illustrated with only a few sketches.

An Interrelated Food-Raising System: Feb 11, Amanda rated it liked it. Research priorities often interfere with growing all our vegetables and fruits. It’s kind of a pity that the book talks so much about growing your own compost, but never talks about the free, local resources many people have that could be put to the same end and vegetablds from landfills like neighbor’s autumn leaves.

The 4 x 4 Jezvons. I wanted biointensive strategies and all I got was references to various pamphlets.

The Mindful Glow Cookbook. Despite that, this was still an interesting read for me because of other books I’ve read. Dec 27, Missy Ivey rated it it was amazing. This is a resource every person who does sustainable gardening should have on their bookshelf.


Nov 19, Monica Willyard rated it it was amazing. I dunno, too many lists, info a bit vague. Ahrha rated it really liked it Nov 02, Grow on less land! About the book Grow on less gdow If you happen by this book at the library I would advise you to check it out. Becky rated it really liked it Dec 23, I have it all marked up and highlighted throughout.

With less fertilizer and energy overall! Prevention No Bloat Diet. And I have no idea where their claims of how they farmed comes from.

How to grow more vegetables by John Jeavons

I did disagree with a lot of it, and I really don’t like their off-handed, no-citations history. April rated it really liked it Jan 26, LitFlash The eBooks you want at the lowest prices.

I received this book, for free, in exchange for an honest review. No trivia or quizzes yet. Aug 19, Ted Gurley rated it it was amazing Shelves: If you are interested in maximizing the yield from your vegetable garden in the smallest possible space, vegetablles this is the book for you. Natalie Savona and Vrow Watts.