First-Time Gardener: Growing Vegetables / Jessica Sowards

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All the Know-How and Encouragement You Need to Grow and Fall in Love with Your Brand New Food Garden

  • Pland and plant your first garden
  • Grow the best varieties
  • Care for you plants organically
  • Harvest lots of homegrown veggies

All the practical and inspirational know-how you need to grow a fruitful veggie garden, even if it's your first time sinking a seed into the soil.

Homesteader Jessica Sowards, the charming host of YouTube's Roots and Refuge Farm, is on a mission. Her goal is simple: to make you fall in love with your new food garden. Yes, starting a new garden can be intimidating and you probably have a million and one excuses not to get started. But toss those excuses aside because, as you're about to learn, gardening has lots of ups and downs, but the end results are oh so worth it!

In the First-Time Gardener: Growing Vegetables, Jessica serves as a friendly guide on your garden-building and food-growing journey. With gentle encouragement, thoughtful advice, and plenty of practical know-how, you'll learn everything from soil building and seed starting to troubleshooting, tool shopping, and harvesting tips. This been-there-done-that guide will have you growing your own fresh, organic vegetables and herbs successfully, in spite of the inevitable bumps in the road.