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The Smart Veggie Patch: A complete system for growing nutritional, abundant organic produce to feed a family and save a planet

by Terry Memory

Trade Paperback $29.99

$29.99

The Smart Veggie Patch: A complete system for growing nutritional, abundant organic produce to feed a family and save a planet

by Terry Memory

Trade Paperback $29.99

$29.99

$29.99

Terry Memory built his veggie patch for his family of eight after surviving the Black Saturday bushfires. Determined to become more self-reliant in this era of unpredictable weather events and worsening health caused by highly processed food, he designed a system that combines ancient agrarian traditions with the latest in science and technology to deliver massively increased yields while radically reducing workload.

Terry's overview of the deteriorating state of our food supply will inspire you to take a step towards self-reliance, while his practical tips and how to's offer the tools you need to get going.

Meticulously researched and passionately argued, with clear and accessible instructions, this is a book for anyone looking to cut costs, improve their health and save the planet.


Praise for The Smart Veggie Patch

'A powerful reminder of why we should all try to grow our own food.' - Matthew Evans and Sadie Chrestman

'The Smart Veggie Patch is a razor-sharp call to action to take a personal stake in growing your own food. - Paul West, bestselling cookbook and gardening writer

'Terry shares his family's garden journey with passion, honesty and a wealth of lived experience.' - Christina Giudici, co-founder of FIMBY - Food In My Back Yard

Book Information

  • ISBN: 9781760989736
  • Format: Trade Paperback
  • Pub Date: 26/07/2022
  • Category: Lifestyle, sport & leisure / Gardening
    Lifestyle, sport & leisure / Garden design & planning
    Lifestyle, sport & leisure / Gardening: growing fruit & vegetables
    Lifestyle, sport & leisure / Organic gardening
  • Imprint: Macmillan Australia
  • Pages: 288
  • Price: $29.99

Terry Memory built his veggie patch for his family of eight after surviving the Black Saturday bushfires. Determined to become more self-reliant in this era of unpredictable weather events and worsening health caused by highly processed food, he designed a system that combines ancient agrarian traditions with the latest in science and technology to deliver massively increased yields while radically reducing workload.

Terry's overview of the deteriorating state of our food supply will inspire you to take a step towards self-reliance, while his practical tips and how to's offer the tools you need to get going.

Meticulously researched and passionately argued, with clear and accessible instructions, this is a book for anyone looking to cut costs, improve their health and save the planet.


Praise for The Smart Veggie Patch

'A powerful reminder of why we should all try to grow our own food.' - Matthew Evans and Sadie Chrestman

'The Smart Veggie Patch is a razor-sharp call to action to take a personal stake in growing your own food. - Paul West, bestselling cookbook and gardening writer

'Terry shares his family's garden journey with passion, honesty and a wealth of lived experience.' - Christina Giudici, co-founder of FIMBY - Food In My Back Yard

Author Information

Terry and Gemma Memory and their six children have lived on their organic, self-sustainable farm in southern Tasmania for over a decade. As entrepreneurs, they have founded two successful health food businesses and now devote their time to helping others understand the important of creating their own food secure future.

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