Not all gardeners are made the same, 

and sometimes need a special approach to gardening.

 We also include other books that fall under the rubric of diversity.

At Bountiful Gardens we get questions about gardens in every conceivable climate. Sometimes the answers are pretty standard, but often special climates need special approaches. 

Our GrowBiointensive method has been proven all over the world in over 100 countries in all sorts of climates, and is the best technique to base your garden on. That said, there are complimentary methods such as biodynamic, which we feel bring additional benefit to the garden.

Many of these are books we've found most useful

over the years, classics that never seem to go out of date,

revisions of old favorites, and some new ones that we just couldn't resist.

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Four Season Harvest

Eliot Coleman, rev. ed. 1999, 242 pp. Diverse Gardens and Gardeners, Elliot Coleman has fresh green vegetables from his garden all winter, in Maine. This is...
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Golden Rule Farm's Guide to Growing Early Tomatoes

Craig Schaaf, 2011, 28 pp Diverse Gardens and Gardeners, John Jeavons came back from a Mid-West teaching visit raving about this book. Want to have ri...
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The Bountiful Container: Create Container Gardens of Vegeta

R M Nichols McGee and M Stuckey, 2002, 431 pp. Diverse Gardens and Gardeners, With a few exceptions, everything edible that’s grown in the ground can be suc...
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The Gardener's A-Z Guide to Growing Organic Food

Tanya L.K Denckla, 2003, 485 pp. A World of Seeds and Plants, When John Jeavons special-ordered this book for gifts over and over, we decided to put it in t...
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The Lean Farm

How To Minimize Waste, Increase Efficiency, and Maximize Value and Profits with Less Work.Hartman’s approach to working smarter (and happier), not harder, ai...
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NAME: The Market Gardener: A Successful Grower's Handbook for Small-scale Organic AUTHOR: Jean-Martin Fortier DATE/ED: 2014 PAGES: 224 SEC: Garden Meth...
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The Tao of Vegetable Gardening: Cultivating Tomatoes

The Tao of Vegetable Gardening Subtitle: Cultivating Tomatoes, Greens, Peas, Beans, Squash, Joy, and Serenity Carol Deppe, 2015, 265 pp. When we go...
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The Vegetable Gardener's Guide Poster

poster pp. A World of Seeds and Plants, Basic gardening information at a glance. An easy-to-read wall chart that tells where, when, and how to start nearly ...
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Will Bonsall’s Essential Guide To Radical, Self-Reliant Gardening

Innovative Techniques for Growing Vegetables, Grains, and Perennial Food Crops with Minimal Fossil Fuel and Animal Inputs Will Bonsall, 2015, 385 pp E...