If you're beginning your first garden, help yourself avoid the feeling of being overwhelmed with weeding and general maintenance. You can grow a surprising amount of food in a bed that's 10 to 12 square feet.
Best Edible Garden (Tied): Judy Bown (Gardenista: Sourcebook for Outdoor Living)
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