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“Food Grown Right, In Your Backyard” is the essential handbook for beginning home gardeners. Combining our knowledge of small-scale organic food production, environmental education and residential landscaping, we have created a thorough, easy-to-use guide for backyard farmers. Including hundreds of instructional photographs, the book provides step-by-step information on everything you need to know when setting up and caring for a home garden including: garden site selection, garden construction, crop selection, garden maintenance and crop harvesting. “Food Grown Right, In Your Backyard” will be your go-to gardening companion, always on hand to provide quick answers to your gardening questions.

Mountaineers Books, April 2, 2012

Founders of the Seattle Urban Farm Co. have created a terrifically informative, nicely photographed guide to gardening—not just for Western Washington, but for any planting zone. It’s a terrific way to get inspired for new gardeners or pick up useful suggestions for green thumbs struggling with a particular crop.
— -Edible Seattle
“Food Grown Right” is a practical, comprehensive resource that delivers its message via nicely sized and clearly written little crudités of knowledge. Insider tips include commonsensical but often overlooked matters. This book also endeavors to expand your experience with conversations on dining upon garlic scapes and devising dodecahedron watermelons.
— Pacific Horticulture

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High-Yield Vegetable Gardening: Grow More of What You Want in the Space You Have

You won't believe your eyes when you see the size of your harvest! In High-Yield Vegetable Gardening,authors Colin McCrate and Brad Halm show you how you can make your food garden much more productive, no matter how big or small it is. You'll learn their secrets for preparing the soil, selecting and rotating your crops, and mapping out a specific customized plan to make the most of your space and your growing season. Packed with the charts, tables, schedules, and worksheets you need -- as well as record-keeping pages so you can repeat your successes next year -- this book is an essential tool for the serious gardener.

Storey Publishing, December 29, 2015

"Colin and Brad show you how to increase the output from your garden efficiently and successfully.”
—Amy Pennington, owner of Go-Go Green Garden & author of Urban Pantry, Apartment Gardening, Apples & Fresh Pantry.


High-Yield Vegetable Gardening Worksheets