Veg Out: A Stress-Free Guide to Creating Your First Vegetable Garden

Union Square. Mar. 2023. 192p. ISBN 9781454944805. pap. $16.99. GARDENING
Rodino (How To Houseplant) transplants her gardening prowess to the outdoors in this how-to book catering to wannabe gardening enthusiasts. Her encouragement to start small and her easy-breezy writing style breaks down gardening basics into short paragraphs that keep fearful gardeners from being overwhelmed with too much information. The author’s enthusiasm is accompanied by inspiring full-color photographs of delicious veggies and herbs as she walks the novice gardener through the many steps of a successful garden: planning, planting, maintenance, pest prevention, and harvesting. Rodino also provides a bibliography and a brief resources section.
VERDICT The alphabetical profiles of easy-to-grow plants will entice beginner gardeners to embark on a delicious journey to feed themselves physically and spiritually.
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