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  1. Mel Bartholomew’s "square foot gardening" method is really inspiring, and can teach you to fit a lot of plants into a small space. (Here’s the site; there’s also a book:

    For nuts and bolts kind of gardening, I like Barbara Damrosch’s Garden Primer (from amazon:

    If you are into preserving foods at all, I really like Mike and Nancy Bubel’s books; the root cellar book has a lot of info about planning your garden, too. They also have one on seed-starting. (From amazon: also

    Good luck, and have fun!

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