Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Book Review: Grow Great Grub

This is a sweet little book that I wouldn't mind having a copy of!


My rating: 5 of 5 stars
With gorgeous photos, delicious-sounding recipes, and hundreds of handy tips, Gayla Trail leads the reader through a fantastic guidebook on growing food when space is very limited.


What I am most impressed by in this book is that Trail goes into detail about every common vegetable plant you might want to try to grow, and gives specific tips for growing each in containers. Many gardening books are loaded with ideas on helping different plants thrive, but on a big scale. This is a super reference for those whose only option is container or tiny-plot gardening.


At the end of the book she gives a simple tutorial on canning, even including reproducible canning labels, which can be copied from the book, or downloaded from her website, www.growgreatgrub.com. She also offers tips on on drying, freezing and pickling your home-grown food.

Gayla's other website is www.yougrowgirl.com. Love it!

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