So here I am, cruising the aisles of a local greenhouse, looking for a few tomato plants to add to the 80 or so that Sylvia has started for our garden. I can buy the six-pack for only a bit more than the single plant … Read More
Edward C. Smith is the best-selling author of The Vegetable Gardener's Bible and The Vegetable Gardener's Container Bible. For more than 30 years he and his wife, Sylvia, have lived off the grid in Vermont, in a house they built on land they cleared by hand. Together, the grow more than 100 varieties of vegetables, fruits, and herbs in their 2,000 square feet of gardens and containers.
Books by Edward C. Smith
That’s not a misprint. There has been a harvest from the Smith garden already this spring, and there promise to be more in the near future. The first harvest — very soon after the last of the snow melted in early April — was parsnips. Read More
Earth Day: a day to take stock, time to pause and for a few moments contemplate the earth, time to consider how we as a species have affected the earth and made it more able or less able to sustain us and other life, time … Read More