Pasta Sauce: Grow Your Own Ingredients
20 August 2013, 12:04
2013 | EPUB | 9.82MB
Make delicious marinara sauce with your own homegrown vegetables! Spaghetti with sauce is a staple meal in many households, and now kids can learn how to make their very own tomato sauce with this step-by-step guide. Master gardener Cassie Liversidge's cut-out art accompanies simple, easy-to-understand instructions for planting and growing tomatoes, onions, peppers, basil, and garlic—all the ingredients you need for making pasta sauce. Even kids who have never met a weed can tackle this project! Parents will appreciate reminders to wait patiently and handle buds and flowers gently; kids will love the jokes scattered throughout the book. (Why did the tomato blush? Because he saw the salad dressing!) Budding chefs will love following this easy guide and will take pride in each step of the culinary process, from planting tomato seeds to serving a delicious meal!
Pasta Sauce! is part gardening book and part cookbook and is sure to delight young gardeners and cooks. This is the perfect springtime gift for food-loving children. And as a bonus: Watching tomatoes and peppers grow from seeds and learning how to cook is the perfect way to get kids to appreciate their veggies! 48 color illustrations and 10 color photographs.
The Dirt-Cheap Green Thumb
20 August 2013, 12:01
2009 | EPUB | 4.58MB
Now gardeners don’t have to choose between frugal and fantastic! In The Dirt-Cheap Green Thumb, Rhonda Massingham Hart provides practical, time-tested solutions that will stretch your dollar farther than you ever thought possible, even as they yield beautiful, bountiful plants.
From starting seeds to preserving produce, from composting to conserving water, Hart's advice ensures that you won't waste a scrap of time or money. Perfect for everyone from novices to experts, whether you are growing food, flowers, house plants, or landscape plants.
Urban Agriculture: Ideas and Designs
20 August 2013, 11:55
2011 | EPUB | 5.63MB
You don't have to journey to a rural paradise to find the farm of the future. It's your neighbor’s suburban lawn, the roof of your uptown condominium, or the co-op market garden in the vacant lot down the street. Urban Agriculture is a detailed look at how food is taking root in our cities. It offers inspirational advice and working examples to help you dig in and become more self-sufficient with your own food choices.
Taking the local food movement to its next logical step, this fully illustrated, design-rich guide presents a cornucopia of proven ideas for:
- Windowsill and container growing
- Edible landscaping
- Farming the commons
- Community gardening from allotments to collectives and community orchards
- Taking urban agriculture to the next level with creative spaces, bigger lots, and higher yields
Urban Agriculture is about shaping a new food system that values people and the planet above profits. First-time farmers and green thumbs alike will be inspired to get growing by working examples and expert interviews. Proving that the city of the future will be green and tasty, this book is packed with edible solutions for anyone keen to join the new food revolution.