Explains how to use a system of layered mulch materials, including newspaper, leaves, and grass clippings, to provide a nutrient-rich base for healthy gardens and robust flowers, herbs, vegetables, and fruits
"My tears have been like rain to a garden, helping me grow in the right direction." How to Create a Wonderful Garden, 1995 "-watching my grandmother plow her garden made a lasting impression. It was there the seed was sown that would grow a gardener." Lasagna Gardening, 1998 "Flowers, with their beauty and grace, comfort and inspire me when I'm feeling worn down." Lasagna Gardening in Small Spaces, 2002 "Nothing lifts my spirits like time spent in my gardens among the herbs." Lasagna Gardening with Herbs, 2004 Patricia Lanza is an author of four garden books, numerous magazine articles, newspaper columnist, international public speaker, radio host and makes frequent appearances on television. Lasagna Gardening; No Digging, No Tilling, No Weeding, No Kidding! Won the Quill and Trowel Award in 1999 and is just shy of a million copies in publication. www.lasagnagardening.com
Now - with Lasagna Gardening for Small Spaces - you can create the garden of your dreams, no matter how limited your growing space is. Pat Lanza's proven lasagna gardening method produces amazing results in pots and small plots. Even in beds just 4 inches wide, you can grow bountiful, beautiful gardens with no digging, no weeding-- no kidding!
In this completely revised and updated classic, beloved garden expert Pat Welsh shares how to garden the organic way. This edition includes 40 color photographs; a simple month-by-month format that shows gardeners exactly what to do throughout the year; terrific advice on gardening with drought-tolerant and fire-resistant plants; and plenty of fresh information on organic soils, fertilizers, and pest control. Useful for newbies and seasoned green thumbs alike, Pat Welsh's Southern California Organic Gardening is the indispensable guide for every Southern California gardener.
Organic Gardening magazine inspires and empowers readers with trusted information about how to grow the freshest, most healthful food, create a beautiful, safe haven around their homes, use our natural resources wisely, and care for the environment in all aspects of their lives.