Whether you are looking to reduce your grocery bill, grow chemical-free produce, be self-sustaining when it comes to food supplies or simply be prepared for emergencies, growing your own garden is a fun, practical and desirable learning experience.
You and your family will enjoy learning outdoor gardening techniques, including how to create rich soil for your vegetables, proper planting methods, watching your seedlings grow into mature plants and studying their growing transition towards producing fresh fruits and vegetables.
Ultimate Survival Skills offers a large number of outdoor gardening guides that will teach you valuable gardening knowledge, including:
• How should I layout my garden?
• What vegetables grow well in the summer and fall months?
• What are the advantages to raised gardening beds?
• How should I start my seedlings?
• What are pest and insect control methods?
• What is the difference between annuals and perennials?
• What should I know about planting and harvesting asparagus?
• Can I plant a successful garden in a small space?
• What are the best vegetables to grow?
• What are the easiest vegetables to successfully grow?
• Can I plant a fall vegetable garden?
• What are good plants for containers?
• Can I grow my own artichokes?
• What should I know about drip irrigation?
• Should I have an organic, chemical-free garden?
And much more!
These guides range from basic, intermediate to advanced and are perfect for novice to master gardeners. Ranging from vegetable gardening projects for children, planning a garden for a smaller urban area and container gardening on a deck or patio, to having a large garden that encompasses a rural area, Ultimate Survival Skills ensures there is a gardening guide for everyone!
Just in time for spring, begin planning your outdoor garden today!
A complete guide to gardening, this exceptional guide walks both novice and master gardeners through gardening techniques, soil recommendations, garden plans, how to properly water plants, and spring and summer recommended planting schedules.
Do you ever wish you had a guide to gardening in your specific region? This detailed vegetable planting guide highlights the basics of vegetable gardening in South Carolina, including the best types of crops to grow in the region and when to plant.
Have you ever wanted a garden that appears orderly and tidy? The advantages of raised beds for vegetable gardens are numerous, including beautifying your yard, reducing annoying garden-eating pests and also allows fertilizers to be worked into the soil.
If you have ever wanted to start a garden from seed, this excellent resource will teach you all about plants and seeds. Basic information about caring for your seedlings, planting your garden, controlling pests and insects and even harvesting your crops is included.
Annuals and perennials are a garden's backbone, adding splashes of annual color and ever-green perennial beauty. This informative guide teaches how to successfully master growing an annual and perennial garden.
This asparagus planting tips guide will explain the basics of cultivating this fresh, stalky summer-time treat. Learn to incorporate this distinct vegetable into your current garden and enjoy between 10 to 15 years of delicious asparagus crops!
Learn how to grow a variety of backyard vegetables in a small, restricted space. Even a space less than 10 feet by 10 feet can produce a plentiful summer and fall bounty of squash and vegetables.
This valuable resource will teach you the benefits of raised beds, including an increase in vegetable yields, a reduction in weeds, better soil and less watering and/or irrigation.
This excellent guide to selecting the best vegetables to grow is a complete question and answer resource. Detailing information such as beginning a garden, how to control insects, to harvesting crops, this excellent guide is an abundant wealth of valuable gardener information.
Growing cabbage and cauliflower made easy! This simple guide breaks down the daunting complexity of growing these vegetables, making it simple and inspiration for both novice and master gardeners.
Grow a city vegetable garden with a little help from this resourceful guide. Detailing how to use recycled containers to plant a thriving metropolis of vegetables, you will learn how to design and grow a vegetable garden in small areas.
An excellent guide full of valuable container gardening tips, this is ideal for the beginner container gardener, apartment dweller, or people who wish to have fresh vegetables but have limited land resources.
If you have ever wanted to start your own vegetable garden, this valuable resource will teach you which are the easiest vegetables to grow, including how to design and plant your garden and when to harvest your bountiful yields.
For beginning and advanced gardeners that desire a year round garden, an exceptional compromise is the container vegetable garden. This guide teaches easy vegetables to grow in space-challenged areas.
If you are limited on space and have always wanted to create and design a functional urban container garden, look no further than this valuable edible gardening resource guide.
Have you ever wanted a fall vegetable garden? If you desire to maintain a year-round garden, this informative resource will teach you which vegetables are best for fall harvests.
Have you ever wanted your own garden but live in a space-restricted area? This informative brochure will be your guide to understanding the basics about gardening in the city, including container and raised bed gardening methods.
If you need to learn basic gardening techniques or perhaps just need a refresher gardener course, this excellent guide will teach you how to select a garden site, details what and where you should plant, including the advantages of raised garden beds.
Learn the basics of container gardening. This excellent resource will guide you to select good container plants, including the appropriate types of containers, soil recommendations and valuable water schedule advice.
This educational guide will teach you how to successfully grow sweet corn in your home garden. Learn when to plant, spacing requirements, how to control pests and insects, and even about the hundreds of different sweet corn varieties.
Growing African violets is often a difficult task. This guide demystifies the mysteries surrounding African violets' care, making it simple for novice and advanced gardeners alike to enjoy this beautiful flowering species.
This guide explains the simplicity of growing artichokes and incorporating them into a new or existing garden plan. This sweet, delicate vegetable is a lovely summer time treat and will surely impress family and friends with their fresh flavor.
An informative guide to the basics of growing cabbage, how to properly care for cabbage, including a variety of harvesting and storage techniques. Cabbage is exceptionally nutritious and provides numerous health benefits, making it ideal for a survival-type garden.
This 37-page guide to growing spaces and creating your own vegetable garden, includes a variety of 'how to' advice, including planning your garden space, planting vegetables companions, gardening with aids, different organic practices and learning to incorporate perennial and annual crops.
This guide to growing vegetables takes the daunting nature out of creating and designing a hanging vegetable and/or flower garden. Breaking down the basics in this valuable step-by-step guide, the information is geared towards both novice and master gardeners.
This direct guide teaches the basics of harvesting apples, fruit preservation methods, canning techniques, how to dry fruit, a variety of apple-based recipes, including apple butter, apple juice, and applesauce. Take your new found knowledge and apply it to a vast array of fruits and vegetables!
This valuable resource will teach you about home grown gardens. It provides beneficial information about fertilizer ratios, the best types of garden tools, and a thorough table detailing when common vegetables are ready for harvest.
Learn the basics of how to make a mini garden, a perfect solution for people who desire a vegetable garden but live in a restricted space, such as an apartment or town home. With valuable information about container types and synthetic soil mixtures, this guide will appeal to novices and master gardeners alike.
Learn how to make plant hangers, including valuable tips for plant combinations. An excellent guide for both novice and master gardeners, this useful guide will teach you how to avoid mosquito season and pest problems.
This guide is a basic introduction to irrigation. It has a valuable glossary reference, explains the distinct advantages and disadvantages of installing a drip irrigation system, including detailed maintenance and operation information.
Learn the valuable benefits of installing your own home irrigation projects, including how irrigation benefits your vegetable garden and a detailed drip irrigation parts guide.
Learn basic master gardening techniques and pitfalls to avoid when planting and cultivating your garden. This guide answers basic gardening questions, making you feel comfortable with soils, planting, thinning plants and giving you the confidence to produce a beautiful vegetable crop.
If you relish the idea of feeding your family healthy, preservative-free, chemical-free vegetables, this informative organic gardening guide is an excellent introduction to the healthy, organic lifestyle.
If you ever wish you could remember what made last year's tomatoes so fabulous or the type of fertilizer that nearly killed your lettuce crops, turn to this planting your garden journal, which allows you to detail both your positive and negative journey into vegetable gardening.
The basics of mastering vegetable gardening are written in this valuable, informative guide. With detailed information about preparing a garden for planting, including optimal seed bed preparation, this 'must have' guide will help you design a plentiful vegetable garden.
Learn the basic skills for growing a successful produce garden container-style. No matter how poor your yard's soil, container vegetable gardening allows you to create the ideal conditions for your plants to grow and flourish.
This informative guide to raising vegetables is ideal for people who want a fresh vegetable garden but are limited due to space restrictions, such as apartment dwellers, the elderly, or people who have small yards.
This publication will teach you to master the short vegetable gardening season. Packed full of valuable information, such as protecting plants from inclement weather to planting vegetables with a short growing season, this guide is ideal for the Pacific Northwest's climate.
Learn the basic principles behind how to start growing vegetables. This guide teaches how to select a gardening site, various soil preparation techniques, and how much money families can save by growing their own vegetables.
This valuable resource will teach you how to become a successful gardener. Learn the basics about planting a vegetable gardening, including fertilizer recommendations and insect-control methods.
Strawberries are a wonder food, chalk full of nutrition. The benefit of strawberries are numerous and include antibacterial properties, preventing tooth decay, reducing tooth aches, their ability to naturally treat sunburns, and aid in weight loss.
Learn about the nutritional benefits of beans and legumes. This highly affordable, excellent long-term storage protein is excellent for emergency, disaster and survivalist situations. This guide also features an array of approachable, simple recipes.
Learn the basics about starting seeds indoors. This guide is a valuable resource to transplanting seedlings and offers exceptional advice about which plants are best started indoors and which ones do not transplant well.
Transplanting seedlings can be a daunting, intimidating task, but this knowledgeable and informative resource provides helpful tips and advice to growing and transplanting seedlings in your garden.
Vegetable gardening for kids is an excellent family project, which teaches children and parents to learn about nature together. Parents and children will learn the basic principles behind planning, preparation and garden care.
A one-stop gardening guide, this resource provides valuable information with a detailed vegetable garden schedule. Highlighting the dates for sowing vegetable plants in the summer and fall, this guide explains planting requirements, proper spacing and depth.
This valuable tutorial and vegetable growing guide highlights the basics of starting a container garden, including the best yielding crops, soilless potting mixtures, watering and fertilization tips.
Learn how to setup a vegetable patch garden, where to position tall plants, medium-size plants and plants that require more sun exposure. This illustrated guide also highlights garden paths and gives a creative visual representation of a small garden space.