The Family Garden Plan: Grow a Year's Worth of Sustainable and Healthy Food Spiral-Bound | January 7, 2020

Melissa K. Norris

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Do something good for your family by planting a garden that will yield healthy, wholesome fruits and vegetables throughout the year. Learn the entire process from planning your crops and garden space to harvesting and preserving the food you grow.    
  Grow a Year’s Worth of Food for Your Family

Do something good for your loved ones by learning how to plant a garden that will yield wholesome, organic fruits and vegetables in surprisingly less space than you would think. Melissa K. Norris, fifth-generation homesteader and host of the popular Pioneering Today podcast, walks you through each step of the process, including how to
  • decide which food crops are best for your area and family
  • plan your garden to maximize the space you have
  • protect your garden from common pests and diseases naturally
  • determine when your fruits and vegetables are ready to be harvested
  • improve soil health with simple techniques like crop rotation and backyard composting  
Sharing the same practices and techniques from her homestead, Melissa shows you how easy it can be to raise a year’s worth of produce at home. Simple-to-follow charts, worksheets, and photographs are provided throughout to help you through every phase of the gardening process.     

You can enjoy good eating and greater well-being for you and your family.
Publisher: Harvest House Publishers
Original Binding: Trade Paperback
Pages: 224 pages
ISBN-10: 0736977619
Item Weight: 0.96 lbs
Dimensions: 8.0 x 0.6 x 10.0 inches
Customer Reviews: 4 out of 5 stars 101 to 500 ratings
Melissa K. Norris inspires people’s faith and pioneer roots with old-fashioned skill sets and wisdom featured in her books, podcast, and blog. She is the author of The Made-from-Scratch Life and Hand Made. Melissa lives with her husband and two children in their own little house in the big woods in the foothills of the North Cascade Mountains. When she’s not wrangling chickens and cattle, you can find her stuffing Mason jars with homegrown food and playing with flour and sugar in the kitchen.