Here are some of my favorite gardening authors. They are not just simple “how-to” books; these experts will make you a better gardener.
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Mel Bartholomew, All New Square-Foot Gardening
John Seymour, The New Self-Sufficient Gardener
Ruth Stout‘s fun and funny gardening books are all out of print but you can still find them at used bookstores and in the Amazon Marketplace. Much of the lasagna gardening technique is based on Stout’s work, scaled to the home garden.
Here’s a wonderful article she wrote for the Mother Earth News.
Ruth Stout, How to Have a Green Thumb Without an Aching Back: A New Method of Mulch Gardening
Ruth Stout, Gardening Without Work for the Aging, the Busy or the Indolent
Ruth Stout, The Ruth Stout No-Work Garden: Secrets of the Famous Year-Round Mulch