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This book masterfully teaches the Mittleider Method of container or Grow-Box gardening using hundreds of pictures.

This book masterfully teaches the Mittleider Method of container or Grow-Box gardening using hundreds of pictures. It is an excellent step-by-step guide to raising great quantities of tasty and healthy vegetables in small areas using containers of any size. Many years of world-wide research and demonstration have created these scientific techniques for super-intensive food production.

Applies to large and small gardens. Great gardens can be produced on any terrain, on patios, driveways, or even flat roof-tops – in any climate, and in any soil.

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Download Chapter 3: What are Mini Grow-Boxes? (PDF, 560 KB) and learn what grow-boxes are and how to assemble them.

Table of Contents:

  1. Introduction
  2. Why use Mini Grow-Boxes?
  3. What are mini Grow-Boxes?
  4. Choosing a Location
  5. preparing the area for Mini-Frames
  6. Tools and Materials
  7. How to Make Mini Grow-Boxes
  8. Filling Grow-Boxes with Soil
  9. Preplant Fertilizers
  10. Starting Plants from Seed
  11. Planting Seed in Mini-Boxes
  12. Transplanting into Mini-Boxes
  13. Making markers and Marking Mini-Boxes
  14. Fertilizing Crops in Mini-Boxes
  15. Common Garden Problems
  16. Increasing Yields in Everbearing Crops
  17. Transplanting Gallon-Size Plants into Mini-Boxes
  18. Installing an Automated Watering System
  19. Harvesting
  20. “A” Frames and Greenhouses
  21. Installing Strings to Hold Tall Plants
  22. What To Do With Trouble
  23. Soil Maggots
  24. Nutrient Deficiencies and Corrections
  25. Units of Measure

“This is the first year I have used the Mittleider Method of Gardening. I am thrilled with the results. “
Marianne Coburn,
Preston, Idaho

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Author:
Dr. Jacob Mittleider
Paperback & Downloadable e-book:
143 pages
ISBN:
0882901753