Best Nutrition for Vegetables – A Letter to Mr. Courier

The following response to a letter I received is important, I believe, in explaining some of the background as to why we do things the way we do. I invite all to study it, and appreciate any feedback (to jim@growfood.com). Dear Mr. Courier: What a detailed letter! You’ve obviously thought much about this subject, and …

Is the Mittleider Method of gardening organic?

Opinions on whether or not the Mittleider Method is organic run the gamut. Some organic enthusiasts poo-poo it (Pun intended) as not being “pure” because something other than manure and compost are used. On the other hand many people consider it “the best of organic” because it IS pure and does NOT put animal excrement …

Are tomatoes your favorite garden crop? Grow the best!

We believe the ideal book for teaching you how to grow the best and most tasty tomatoes is Let’s Grow Tomatoes by Dr. Jacob R. Mittleider. It’s available two ways, either as a part of the Mittleider Gardening Library, which is available in the Store section of this website, or as a digital download at …