The Edible Backyard book

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The Edible Backyard

The Edible Backyard: A Practical Guide to Growing Organic Fruit and Vegetables All Year Round
by Kath Irvine
 
Step-by-step to a beautiful low-work, highly-productive Edible Backyard.

$50 + $10 p&p

The Edible Backyard book cover with author Kath Irivne kneeling down gathering produce from her garden in a big basket while admiring her onions
The Edible Backyard book cover with author Kath Irivne kneeling down gathering produce from her garden in a big basket while admiring her onions

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You’ll learn

Design

Set your veggie gardens, fruit and chooks up for a strong beginning with my simple take on the permaculture design process.

Lay a strong foundation

Become a soil-building champion, forage for fertility, learn natural pest and disease management, winning ways with weeds and how to plant in guilds.

Build

Greenhouse, berryhouse, no dig veggie beds, perennial companions and set up the orchard with my practical ways.

Grow

Tools, raising seedlings and simple seed saving, watering how to’s, crop rotation, greencrops and the easiest compost in the world.

Know your crops

The lowdown on timing, sowing and growing for vegetable crops plus my favourite perennial vegetables, herbs, nuts, fruit and a few berries too.

Month by month

My monthly growing guide in the veggie patch, greenhouse and orchard to bring you a steady, daily harvest with ease.

I promise you

352 pages of awesome content

Contained in these pages is everything you need to know to grow organic vegetables, fruit and herbs all year round in my simple, tried and true ways.

The book is gorgeous!

Hundreds of stunning photographs and helpful hand-drawn illustrations that share clever design concepts and planting plans for gardens of all shapes and sizes.

Ideal for gardeners at any skill level

From beginners setting up a new garden from scratch, to intermediate trouble-shooters, to advanced green-thumbs seeking deeper knowledge

FAQs

Yes! All major booksellers stock it. 

I use NZ Couriers overnight service. Allow 2 days for urban delivery and up to 5 days for rural.

There is no weekend delivery so a Friday order will arrive Monday or Tuesday.

Use the tracking link on your confirmation email to see where your book is. 

No. Couriers only deliver to street addresses. 

There is a tracking link on the email that says ” your book is on its way!”. Scroll down the email and click on the link to see whats happening. 

Find the tracking link on your confirmation email and click on it to see whats happening. 

If rural, your book is delivered to your postie first. It will say delivered on your tracking. Then give it a couple of days to come to you.

If urban, contact NZ Couriers to see whats happening. 

If you are rural, the tracking stops when your book is delivered to the postie. At this stage it will say it is delivered. Give it a couple of days and then check in with your postie. 

Otherwise, have a good look about – lots of lost books are found! My pruning book is in a black compostable A5 packet. My Edible Backyard book is in a grey A4 recyclable packet.

If you cannot find it – be in touch. 

No. International shipping is expensive. Instead, buy my book through Mighty Ape. 

No. To buy wholesale go to Penguin, who published this book. 

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