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Food Grown Right, in Your Backyard

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Back in my day we didn’t have step-by-step, everything-you-need-to-know books about vegetable gardens. Oh, no. Failure was our guide. We set our gardens against the north side of the house, seeded radishes directly into herbicide-soaked sod, and planted garlic in June, but that’s the way we liked it. For one thing, we didn’t spend our short, precious Northwest summers harvesting; there was nothing to harvest. And we lost weight.

If you aren’t into the character-building qualities of frustration, turn to Food Grown Right, in Your Backyard. I mean, if you’re one of those people who likes to do things right the first time – whether this is your initial attempt at growing food or you’d like to improve your current efforts – by all means crack open this book. Its 300-plus pages of how-to equals years of trial and error.

Authors Colin McCrate and Brad Halm are the cofounders of Seattle Urban Farm Co., through which they design, build, and maintain vegetable gardens for clients around the Puget Sound. The information in this book is gleaned firsthand from their five years in business, plus college and post-college pursuits in agriculture under the tutelage of professional growers.
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