Little Farm in the Garden: A Practical Mini-Guide to Raising Selected Fruits and Vegetables Homestead-Style - Susan Colleen Browne

Little Farm in the Garden: A Practical Mini-Guide to Raising Selected Fruits and Vegetables Homestead-Style

By Susan Colleen Browne

  • Release Date: 2020-04-02
  • Genre: Gardening


From the author of the "Little Farm" homesteading memoirs comes a friendly, down-to-earth little guide for starting and maintaining a thriving food garden.

In Little Farm in the Garden, Susan Colleen Browne shares the evolution of her own homestead garden with warmth and humor. Whether you're starting with a pot, a small plot, or dedicated garden beds, she covers how to begin growing your own food with basic nut-and-bolts like selecting crops, raising food without chemicals, and creating healthy soil.

If you've read Susan's Little Farm memoirs, this booklet can be a handy addition to the homesteading experiences she's shared in her books. But this also works as a stand-alone manual for simple ways to approach creating your own food supply, focusing on easy-to-grow vegetables, herbs, and fruit, and building a balanced garden for the long-term. 

In these uncertain times, producing your own food supply can give you confidence in the future—and as gardening fans know, a sense of pleasure and accomplishment. Wherever you are in your gardening journey, Little Farm in the Garden offers a lively, heartfelt approach for gardeners, nature-lovers, and dreamers of all ages!

If you like fiction with a gardening theme, you might look at Susan's novel, The Galway Girls—the story has some intriguing tie-ins with her real-life experiences in Book 2 of the Little Farm series, Little Farm Homegrown... Susan's latest novel is Book 7 of her country-set Village of Ballydara series, The Fairy Cottage of Ballydara!

About the Author:

Susan Colleen Browne is a graduate of the College of the Environment, Western Washington University. An avid gardener and the author of 13 books, she weaves her love of Ireland and her passion for country living into her Village of Ballydara series. Susan is also the author of an award-winning memoir, Little Farm in the Foothills, and the sequel, Little Farm Homegrown. She pens a fantasy-adventure series for tweens as well, set in a magical version of the Pacific Northwest.

A community college gardening instructor, she runs a little homestead with her husband John in the Pacific Northwest, USA.  When Susan isn't wrangling chickens or tending vegetable beds, she's working on her next Irish novel or homesteading book!