The Mittleider Gardening Course

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Newly Revised & Updated in 2015! Teaches the practical at-home application of Nature's Immutable Laws of Plant Growth. Provides simple straight-forward instruction and illustrations on the Mittleider System of vegetable and fruit production.

The most educationally sound gardening book available anywhere.

Brand New in 2015!  Edited, revised and updated by James B. Kennard, with many revisions, updates, and improvements incorporated right into the pages, and new appendices including illustrations of an inexpensive and effective in-the-garden greenhouse.

We believe this is the best gardening book on the planet! ¬†The first printing was a collaboration between several BYU Educators and Dr. Mittleider, and this edition has the benefit of an additional 15 years’ experience and wisdom.

Provides simple straight-forward instruction and illustrations on every element of the Mittleider System of growing.  Teaches all the basic topics plus 15 advanced topics, such as cold-weather gardening, pruning for maximum yields, growing plants vertically, solutions to common gardening problems such as controlling bugs and diseases, understanding fertilizers, home seedling production, building an inexpensive greenhouse and more.

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Download Chapter 16: Automated Watering (PDF, 356 KB) and learn how to install a simple PVC Mittleider Watering System.

Table of Contents:

Part 1: Introduction

Part 2: Soil-Bed Basics

  1. Planning
  2. Preparing
  3. Planting
  4. Watering
  5. Fertilizing
  6. Weeding
  7. Harvesting

Part 3: Grow-Box Basics

  1. Planning
  2. Preparing
  3. Planting
  4. Watering
  5. Fertilizing
  6. Weeding
  7. Harvesting

Part 4: Mittleider Advanced Topics

  1. Caring for Climbing Plants
  2. Automated Watering
  3. Understanding Fertilizers
  4. Nutritional Deficiencies
  5. Problem Soils
  6. Destructive Insects
  7. Common Plant Diseases
  8. Seedling Production
  9. Cold-Weather Gardening

Appendix A: Soil-Bed Garden Genius Planning Forms

Appendix B: Grow-Box Garden Genius Planning Forms

Appendix C: Reference Tables for Planning Your Garden

Appendix D: Constructing a Seedhouse

Appendix E: Learn More References

Appendix F: Updates and Improvements – Too large to include on the page

Appendix G: How to Build & Use T-Frames, 4′-Wide Grow-Boxes, And In-The-Garden Greenhouse/strong>

“I just have to say thank you again Jim. Our garden is just wonderful! Several of our neighbors were chatting about gardens and using the Mittleider Method. One of the “new converts” said that we should change the name to “Mittleider Magic”.”
Wendell and Linda Gubler

 

 

 

 

 

ISBN:
1929982038
Also Available as Digital Download:
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