Downloadable books About
Gardening And Gathering Food - Where To Get Them Online.

-- by Alan Detwiler
Gardening provides many rewards - self sufficiency, high quality food, challenge, and an appreciation of the natural world that makes our lives possible - all good reasons. Much has been written by thousands of gardeners that makes some of thier insight available to others. So, below is a list of a few ebooks each of which is about some aspect of growing food in a garden. In the list, each book has a brief description. A clickable link will take you to the webpage where you can purchase the book.

Make your own decision whether a particular book is useful to you. Everybody's circumstances and attitudes are different. Some may be available through your local library.

eBooks about gardening available through

  1. Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life
    Author: Kingsolver, Barbara; Kingsolver, Camille Published By: HarperCollins Format: Adobe, Mobipocket Reader, Microsoft Reader
    Price: $11.95
    How to grow your own food and gain some independence from the retail food supply system. A good-humored account of a family's experience in securing a more ecological, healthy, and satifying approach to food.

  2. Compost
    Author: Thompson, Kenneth
    Published By: Dorling Kindersley
    Price: $18.00
    A 192-page illustrated practical book on compost. Useful to the novice and the veteran composter.

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