Subtitle All the botanical know-how you need to grow more food and healthier edible plants - Veggie Gardening with a Side of Science!
Description Description Gain the scientific knowledge you need to achieve excellence in home food production with this unique and in-depth guide by Tony O’Neill of YouTube’s Simplify Gardening.
If you are an intermediate or advanced gardener looking to level-up your growing skills, Simplify Vegetable Gardening
is the ideal reference for meeting your goal. Your garden will flourish with the help of Tony’s growing prowess and eye-opening approach to enhancing plant health and yields
that relies on a clear understanding of the interconnectedness of Earth’s many systems and how they each affect plant growth.
From the soil food web’s impact on plant nutrition and the atmosphere’s connection to photosynthesis to the effects of the water cycle on plant transpiration, Tony offers a deep dive into the science of growing a robust and sustainable home garden
. You will learn how to:
Optimize plant health by understanding mineral nutrition
Enhance soil tilth by fostering the right microorganisms
Maximize plant breeding and propagation techniques to grow more and better-adapted plants
Boost production through the understanding of essential plant functions
Improve biodiversity and plant resilience by adopting a mixed planting strategy
Be a crucial part of your regional food system and enhance community food security
Plus, diversify your garden’s offerings through profiles of 16 plant families that encompass 81 different food crops
. Each family profile provides information on how to cultivate these plants based on the commonalities of the plant family in which they belong.
Starting with the “Why?” and ending with the “Wow!”, Simplify Vegetable Gardening
is exactly what you need to help your edible garden reach peak performance.