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Perennial Gardening: Grow More Food with Less Work!

Perennial vegetables are a food gardener’s dream. Plant them once, treat them well, and they’ll keep feeding you year after year.

If you’re looking for some new crops to liven up your garden and your palate, give perennials a chance. You’ll have plants you never dreamed could be dinner. We’ve included below some perennial inspired projects to get you started! 

25% Off Entire Selection of Gardening Books until March 31st.

In cased you missed our previous “Garden Series” projects you can take a look here and here. Everything from building fertile soil, planning the best garden, starting seedlings and crop selection – we have you covered.

Looking for more backyard projects? Learn the basics of seed saving here and beekeeping for beginners here.
 

Discount codes do not combine with other offers—our books already on sale for example. Free shipping for orders $100 or more is applied after the discount is applied. (U.S. Orders Only). 


Perennials Perfect for Shady Spots
VIDEO: Four Perennials Perfect for Shady Spots
Eric Toensmeier is the reigning expert on these easy-to-grow crops, and his new DVD takes you on a plant-by-plant tour. In this video, Eric introduces four perennial crops that do well in shady spots. Watch and learn more about these versatile veggies.  Plant it »»

Backyard Permaculture Paradise
Building Your Backyard Permaculture Paradise
As you look out on your snow-covered (or just barren) backyard, here is how Eric Toensmeier and Jonathan Bates approached those initial phases of transformation–along with their site designs. We hope this provides you with plenty of spring planting ideas and inspiration for the coming gardening season. Plan it »»

Perennials are the Best Bang for Your Buck
6 Reasons Why Perennials Are the Best Bang for Your Buck
If you’ve ever debated whether perennial plants are right for your landscape, author Ben Falk is here to help. Plant it »»

The Grafter's Handbook
How to Graft the Perfect Tree
Trees are the ultimate perennial and with care will continue to produce for years and even decades. Learning the art and science of grafting fruit trees can give an old tree a new life, or perhaps give some continuing life to a variety you love. Learn it »»  

~ ~ Garden Savings: 25% Off  ~ ~
Perennial Vegetables SetRetail $59.95 Sale: $44.96 Paradise Lot Retail $19.95 Sale: $14.96 The Resilient Farm and Homestead Retail $40.00 Sale: $30.00 Gaia's Garden, 2nd Edition Retail $29.95 Sale $22.46 The Grafter's HandbookRetail $40.00 Sale $30.00
Natural Beekeeping, Revised and ExpandedRetail $34.95 Sale: $26.21 Sepp Holzer's Permaculture Retail $29.95 Sale: $22.46 Food Not Lawns Retail $25.00 Sale: $18.75 Edible Forest Gardens (2 volume set) Retail $150.00 Sale $112.50 The Permaculture KitchenRetail $22.95 Sale $17.21

Discount codes do not combine with other offers—our books
already on sale for example. Free shipping for orders $100 or
more is applied after the discount is applied. (U.S. Orders Only)
 
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Learn How to Connect with Chelsea Green Authors Near You

Each year, we partner with dozens of organizations to bring our authors closer to you and your community. With our website redesign, it’s now easier than ever to find out where your favorite authors are going to be and when. Head to the “Events” tab to explore these new features and tools: Filter events using […] Read More..

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Chelsea Green Publishing, an independent publisher of books on sustainability based in Vermont, is seeking an Assistant Manager of Trade Sales to coordinate all facets of our trade sales program, including oversight of commission reps, trade and library promotions, managing our unique consignment program, and presenting new titles to national accounts. This position is a […] Read More..

New Look, New Tools, New Ways to Connect with Chelsea Green

Welcome to the new, redesigned digital home of Chelsea Green Publishing! Over the years you have asked for better ways to connect with our authors, to share information with friends and family, and to buy books from us. We listened to your feedback and integrated your wishes with a fresh design that allows you to […] Read More..

May Roundup: News, Views & Stuff You Can Use

The latest news and opinions from Chelsea Green and our authors, as well as tips and techniques about how you can bring our books to life in your kitchen, backyard, or community, and special sales, promotions and new releases. Permaculture Advice For Beginners. Hint: Start Small Interested in applying a permaculture approach to your land, […] Read More..

Permaculture Special: 30% off ALL Permaculture Books

Want a great garden? Take a page out of Nature’s book and you’ll find growing food is easier than you ever imagined. Just add a permaculture twist to your garden or homestead and you can spend less effort, improve the health of your soil, and enjoy a bountiful harvest. Permaculture Sale: 30% Off until May 25th […] Read More..