Square Foot Gardening: Growing Perfect Vegetables is a practical guide that answers the age-old question for gardeners: How do you know when a fruit or vegetable is ripe? Square Foot Gardening is the most popular alternate gardening method in the world, and this new title is a terrific addition to the SFG family. Growing Perfect Vegetables gets to the root of what every gardener wants: perfect produce, and lots of it. Whether you grow in a Square Foot Garden, a straw bale garden, containers, or a traditional garden plot, you'll be happy to have this helpful garden book so you can approach harvest time with confidence, not apprehension. Because even the most experienced homegrowers get a little nervous when harvest time comes around. In Square Foot Gardening: Growing Perfect Vegetables, you’ll find hundreds of beautiful photos that show you exactly how produce should look when perfectly ripe, and ready for picking and buying. It even includes some tips and clues to help you interpret what your plants are trying to tell you about the fruit they are bearing. Written under the direction of The Mel Bartholomew Foundation, named for the inventor of Square Foot Gardening, this handy book provides crucial information, including optimal planting and harvesting times for more than 60 fruits and vegetables, along with the many high resolution photos of perfectly ripe produce.
The Mel Bartholomew Foundation is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) corporation based in New York. It was created to carry on work of Mel Bartholomew, originator of the Square Foot Gardening method and author of All New Square Foot Gardening. With more than 2.5 million copies of Square Foot Gardening books in print, Mel's method of efficient, productive gardening has spread across the world. The Mel Bartholomew Foundation is dedicated to it mission of bringing fresh food into the lives of just about everyone on the planet.