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Learn How to Grow Garlic with New Backyard Farming Book

Learn How to Grow Garlic with New Backyard Farming Book


Backyard Farming: Growing Garlic is a comprehensive primer for anyone looking to add garlic to their harvest and includes detailed instructions and informative photographs that help ensure that one’s garlic crop is a success.

Growing Garlic covers a broad range of important topics, including selecting the right variety of garlic for one’s wants and needs, storage and preservation  methods, recognizing common pests and diseases, and incorporating garlic into one’s diet, among many others.

Growing Garlic, as part of the comprehensive Backyard Farming series, is the first big step to joining the growing movement of homemakers and homesteaders looking to make a return to a healthier, happier way of life.


Backyard Farming is a series of easy-to-use guides to help urban, suburban, and rural dwellers turn their homes into homesteads. Whether planning to grow food for the family or for sale at the local farmers market, Backyard Farming provides simple instruction and essential information in a convenient reference.


Kim Pezza grew up among orchards and dairy and beef farms having lived most of her life in the Finger Lakes region. She has raised pigs, poultry and game birds, rabbits and goats, and is experienced in growing herbs and vegetables. In her spare time, Kim also teaches workshops in a variety of areas, from art and simple computers for seniors, to making herb butter, oils, and vinegars. She continues to learn new techniques and skills and is currently looking to turn her grandparents’ 1800s farm into a small, working homestead.

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Written by Kim Pezza
978-1-57826-508-4, $5.95 paperback
978-1-57826-509-1, $4.99 ebook

Publication date 9/30/2014

New from Hatherleigh Press.
Distributed through Random House.
Available wherever books are sold.