[anonymous]4y2

I'm happy to hear that! It is a lovely past time and I hope it brings you lots of happiness. These are great books to step up your gardening game. Though, the way that gardening culture works is that the books assume plenty where those background steps are generally learned from your parents or a friend. I recommend going and buying seeds suitable for your climate, then looking up when to water those specific ones, and when to plan them, and in how much shade (if any). Chances are your first problem will be the soil being not nutritious or pests. Your next steps will be to look up what to do next, when that happens! Trial and error is best since there is so much regional variation that books don't tend to be so useful unless you already have your foot in the game and can interpret them for your regional context.

so much regional variation that books don't tend to be so useful unless you already have your foot in the game and can interpret them for your regional context.

I'm curios how true this is. As an aspiring min-maxer (I can't tell if this sounds better than aspiring rationalist) one of my main areas of curiousity are how much the supposedly non-determinal aspects of stuff affect a system as a whole.

Assuming a large and very severe difference then I should first get a book that will help me determine how much my climate will affect my plants. Obviously a pl... (read more)

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by Elo 1 min read8th Feb 2016224 comments

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