Garden Club of Taos

Kitchen Garden Planning and Resources  

April 2011:  provided by Mary Kanda

Contact Mary at (505) 852-0396 or email:  marykanda “at” windstream.net

Some Favorite Books

Fresh Food from Small Spaces: The Square-Inch Gardener's Guide to Year-Round Growing, Fermenting, and Sprouting  -  R.J. Ruppenthal

The Kitchen Garden Grower's Guide: A practical vegetable and herb garden encyclopedia  -  Stephen Albert

McGee & Stuckey's Bountiful Container: Create Container Gardens of Vegetables, Herbs, Fruits, and Edible Flowers  -  Rose Marie Nichols McGee & Maggie Stuckey

The Vegetable Gardener's Container Bible: How to Grow a Bounty of Food in Pots, Tubs, and Other Containers  -  Edward C. Smith

Four-Season Harvest: Organic Vegetables from Your Home Garden All Year Long  - Eliot Coleman & Barbara Damrosch

All New Square Foot Gardening  - Mel Bartholomew

Links to Some Web Articles

Figuring How Much to Plant in Your Vegetable Garden

Succession Planting

The Most Profitable Plants in your Vegetable Garden

Here's a blog with wonderful recipes for your abundance of veggies! www.veggieobsession.com

A very basic when-to-plant guide

Very early spring (as soon as ground can be worked): onions, peas, spinach

Early spring:  lettuce, beets, carrots, radishes, dill, cilantro, cabbage, broccoli, celery, kale, potatoes

After last frost date:  beans, corn, melons, cucumbers, squash, tomatoes, peppers, pumpkins, eggplant, basil

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