Thinking of starting a garden for the first time? We have a fun collection of beginner gardener books that available and affordable.
A few years ago, I decided to start a small garden in my home and make my own baby food for my back then-infant boy. I didn’t anticipate how much I was going to enjoy growing my own food and watching my garden grow each day.
It gave me such joy to take care of my vegetable garden and enjoy my food, knowing where it came from. The reality is that you will make mistakes, heck I made some major beginner gardener mistakes myself, but in the end, everything came out perfect!
Instead of taking my time to read some good beginner gardener books, I jumped in and went ahead and started growing. If I have taken the time to read good beginner gardener books, I could have avoided some of my mistakes and could have saved some money on my garden too!
To help you avoid beginner mistakes and save money, I decided to gather some good books available on Amazon. Also, if you have Amazon Prime or Kindle Unlimited, you can save money on this book, and you can also read some of these books for free.
15 Beginner Gardener Books to Read
Below are books that are good for beginners. These are links that lead to Amazon website.
Homesteader Jessica Sowards, the warm and energetic host of YouTube’s Roots and Refuge Farm, is the perfect teacher for new gardeners, offering not just know-how but inspiration and time-management tips for success.
In Field Guide to Urban Gardening, author Kevin Espiritu of Epic Gardening shares the basics of growing plants, offers tips on how to choose the right urban gardening method, and troubleshoots the most common problems you’ll encounter.
Using innovative gardening methods such as hydroponics or greenhouse gardening can help your plants mature 25% faster while delivering a 30% increase in yield. If you want to taste the pleasure of your own homegrown food and see tremendous results then this is the book for you.
In hard times, the family can be greatly helped by growing a highly productive food garden, requiring little cash outlay or watering. This book shows that any family with access to 3-5,000 sq. ft. of garden land can halve their food costs using a growing system requiring just the odd bucketful of household wastewater, perhaps two hundred dollars’ worth of hand tools.
Even in winter’s coldest months you can harvest fresh, delicious produce. Drawing on insights gained from years of growing vegetables in Nova Scotia, Niki Jabbour shares her simple techniques for gardening throughout the year.
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