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About Wendy Silveira
Wendy Silveira, born and raised in South Africa, has been a life-long passionate gardener of edibles and ornamentals. Faced with a lack of plant varieties in South Africa, she spearheaded a campaign to import Chinese Tree peonies and English cottage garden plants, which she developed into a successful mail-order business. Moving to the United States, she and her husband morphed the peony business into a successful website.
Wendy is a natural educator; whether lecturing on the garden club circuit, contributing to gardening magazines, or teaching English for many years. The next logical step was to share her gardening knowledge. Garden guru, educator, wordsmith and entrepreneur, Wendy brings a fresh perspective to your gardening bookshelf. Visit Wendy at www.wendysgardenstore.com for personalized gardening services, and a wide variety of innovative garden supplies just a click away.
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Container and Raised Bed Gardening for Beginners and Beyond exquisitely and visually shows you how to leverage every square inch of your gardening space.
Starting a garden is one of the most rewarding things you can do. And you’ll soon see the rewards of your efforts with beautiful views, delicious flavors and colorful blooms.
Even if you are green-thumb challenged, this book will help transform you into a talented gardener!
This 2-in-1 gardening book not only covers popular raised bed gardening in detail, but also includes gardening in containers, even recommending the best vegetable varieties that will grow in your containers.
If you feel that you don’t have enough space to grow vegetables and herbs, let alone a fruit tree, or even a few flowers, then this book is tailor-made for you.
Easy to follow step-by-step instructions enable you to construct your own raised beds, and sow seeds - both outdoors and indoors. In addition, there are 50 quick-reference growing guides - conveniently color-coded to help you to quickly and easily find all the information you need at your fingertips to grow a wide variety of vegetables and herbs, fruit and cut flowers as well.
Using the ground-breaking 3-season garden plans, you will be able to grow a spring, summer and fall harvest from your raised bed, utilizing the highly effective square-foot method.
As an added bonus, your gardening journey will culminate in Wendy’s tried and tested delicious recipes, where bounty from your garden finds its way to your table.
In Container and Raised Bed Gardening for Beginners and Beyond, author Wendy Silveira shares a lifetime of gardening experience. Wendy will take you on a journey from gardening basics to gardening techniques, which will enable you to get the most out of your garden.
Her engaging style of writing, peppered with witty comments, makes it easy for the beginner, and the gardener further along the gardening path, to grow in garden knowledge.
Throughout the book the author has spotlighted useful and innovative products, which will ensure success in your garden.