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The First Time Gardener:Raised Bed Gardening - Signed & Personalized with Raised Bed Kitchen Garden Seed Collection

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*Save $5 with this seed/book bundle.  Includes your personalized, signed book and CaliKim's Raised Bed Kitchen Garden Seed Collection, 15 seed packets of veggies perfect for your raised bed garden!

*Please email calikim@calikimgardenandhome.com your order # and what name you'd like for personalization, if different than "ship to" name.

Anxious to get growing, but don’t know where to start?  This book will show you how.

 In her signature warm and beginner friendly style,YouTube garden expert CaliKim makes starting your very first raised bed gardening easy and fun.  With simple, clear, and inspiring instructions, you’ll go from bare ground to a new, productive food garden in no time flat.

 Easy to follow, with step-by-step project plans and color photos, The First-Time Gardener: Raised Bed Gardening breaks it all down to basics in a way that won’t leave you feeling overwhelmed.

 Inside the pages you’ll discover:

  • How to select the ideal raised bed style for your space
  • Which raised bed materials to use
  • DIY plans for building quick-and-simple beds
  • The best soil mixes for filling raised beds
  • Illustrated planting plans to help you determine how much to plant
  • How to mulch, water, and fertilize your new raised beds
  • DIY trellising systems to save space and make harvesting easier
  • The best crops for beginners to start growing today 

Don’t let inexperience or fear keep you from getting started.  With CaliKim at your side cheering you on, growing your own fresh, organic vegetables is easier than you think.

Raised Bed Kitchen Garden Seed Collection (Heirloom seeds) includes a packet of each:

  • Italian Large Leaf Basil:  The large-leaf Italian basil has big, tasty leaves that add great flavor to meals and sauces. It's a popular and prolific plant with a sweet flavor.
  • Dwarf Taylor Bush  Bean-NEW:  5 to 6" long, purplish-red splashed pods and oval beans. It is very prolific and has a rich, hearty flavor, making it a cherished heirloom variety. 
  • Rattlesnake Bean  - NEW: Discover the beautiful and delicious high-yielding pole bean with dark purple stripes on green skin. Perfect for fresh eating, freezing, or canning when young. A timeless favorite for home gardens.
  • Chives (onion) - NEW:  Deliciously versatile herb with a mild, oniony flavor and vibrant color. Perfect for garnishing soups, dressings, dips, and various egg and potato dishes.
  • Ashley - NEW:  Hot weather favorite with strong downy mildew resistance! Productive vines yield 8" dark green cucumbers, great for slicing.
  • Italian Misticanza Mix Lettuce - NEW:  Discover authentic Italian flavors with our blend of traditional cutting chicories, crispy endives, and milder lettuces. Harvest in just over a month for a mouth-watering experience of full flavors, textures, and colors.
  •  Red Russian Kale: Tender, colorful kale with unique purple stems and deep gray-green leaves. Flat, non-curled, and tooth-edged variety with a wonderful taste. Matures medium-tall, making it perfect for salad mix and bunching.
  • Tokyo Bunching OnionAlso known as scallions, a tasty Japanese heirloom variety, produces lovely white stalks with green leaves, perfect for soups, stir-fries, and omelets.
  • Corno Di Toro Mix (sweet): NEW an old-time Italian sweet frying pepper, nicknamed the "bull's horn" for its distinctive horn shape. 8" fruits mature to red (Rosso) and yellow (Giallo). A combination of Corno Di Toro Giallo and Corno Di Toro Rosso, a great cooking pepper variety!
  • Jalapeno (hot):  3" hot peppers that can be harvested in green or red. Great for salsas, pizza, pickling, or nachos!
  • Black Beauty Zucchini Squash: a delicious and plentiful summer squash. Easy to grow, rich flavor, this vigorous plant produces glossy dark green fruits that taper at each end. 
  • Green Tint Scalloped SquashDelicious and easy-to-grow light green scallop squash with high yield, A popular old-time favorite for home gardens.
  • Black Oil  Sunflower - NEW:  Fast-growing, beloved by birds and bees, easy to grow classic sunflower with nutrient-dense seeds and striking appearance!
  • Aunt Ruby’s German Green Tomato - NEW: Experience the irresistible flavor and beauty of our German heirloom tomato, with brilliant neon-green flesh and a delicious sweet and fruity taste.
  • Trip-L-Crop  (indeterminate) NEW: A highly productive tomato that produces large yields on a 15-foot vine. Its red, meaty 1-2 lb. fruits are perfect for salsas and sauces, but also delicious for slicing.
  • Lilliput Zinnia Mix - NEW:   Vibrant pink, purple, red, orange, white, and yellow semi-dwarf flowers with pom-pom shapes. Fast-growing and long-blooming, perfect for pollinator gardens and will attract beautiful butterflies.

*Please email calikim@calikimgardenandhome.com your order # and what name you'd like for personalization, if different than "ship to" name. 

*Some seeds may be replaced with similar varieties based on availability.

*We ship to USA, Canada, Mexico and Australia. International shipping rates apply, not responsible for lost or returned international orders, please choose tracking at checkout.

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The First Time Gardener:Raised Bed Gardening  - Signed & Personalized with Raised Bed Kitchen Garden Seed Collection
The First Time Gardener:Raised Bed Gardening  - Signed & Personalized with Raised Bed Kitchen Garden Seed Collection
The First Time Gardener:Raised Bed Gardening  - Signed & Personalized with Raised Bed Kitchen Garden Seed Collection
The First Time Gardener:Raised Bed Gardening  - Signed & Personalized with Raised Bed Kitchen Garden Seed Collection
The First Time Gardener:Raised Bed Gardening  - Signed & Personalized with Raised Bed Kitchen Garden Seed Collection
The First Time Gardener:Raised Bed Gardening  - Signed & Personalized with Raised Bed Kitchen Garden Seed Collection