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Anyone who's ever spent their weekends, evenings and even lunchtimes at the allotment will delight in Kay Sexton's stories of life at the Voodoo Plot and the entertaining characters that keep her amused throughout the year. As the plot thickens and the growers thrive or struggle to flourish, there's an abundance of year-round horticultural advice for any kitchen gardener, with month by - month sections on sowing and growing, crop care and allotment tasks, what to harvest and tried and tested seasonal recipes.
Covers over 100 fruits and lists a range of species and varieties. This work examines the fruits' history, cultivation, propagation and harvesting and then looks at its cosmetic, medicinal and culinary uses, with over 100 delicious recipes.
Drawing on Charles Dowding's Vegetable Course this month-by-month journal helps you plan bumper harvests the no-dig way. Follow simple steps to: find success with more than 35 vegetables and herbs from tomatoes to basil, carrots to coriander; start a no-dig veg plot on virgin or dug ground, improve the soil and become an expert mulcher and weeder; learn key dates for sowing, staking, harvesting and storing using time-saving monthly checklists; make a raised bed, tackle slugs and snails, and produce the sweetest-smelling compost; understand the techniques for intercropping, companion planting, seed viability and crop succession.NO-DIG is a long-established way to grow healthy, organic crops while preserving the soils integrity: Charles Dowding is the UKs leading expert.
Features sections on the history of vegetable growing, harvesting and storing. This title also features over 200 recipes for vegetables in the kitchen. It is suitable for gardeners and beginners alike.
Eating fresh home-grown produce can't be beaten and with this book which caters for novice gardeners and devoted enthusiasts alike, you will learn all you need to know to grow your own vegetables - from choosing a site to storing vegetables after the harvest. Simple, straightforward advice shows you how to match planting strategies to the way a crop grows and how to get the most out of a vegetable garden no matter what lifestyle, climate and garden soil you have. A crop list features over 80 entries on different vegetables - from artichokes to courgettes. Each entry contains a jargon buster planting prescription box, problem solver, recommended varieties and a Green Light box which helps the reader decide if this is the right plant for them. And throughout the book there are a dozen sample garden plans for every scheme from patio containers through to kitchen gardens. Growing your own vegetables has never been easier!
A reference for novice and experienced growers, this title shows the many varieties of vegetables, herbs and fruit. Features include a wealth of technical information; sections on design; and information on choosing the right tools, soil improvement, thinning, harvesting, crop rotation and storing.
Growing your own food is exciting but, when it comes to knowing how to make the most of your produce, it can be daunting. In Grow Cook Nourish, bestselling author Darina Allen takes you through an extensive list of vegetables, herbs and fruits with each entry including explanations of different varieties, practical information on cultivation, growing and maintenance, plus instructions for the best ways to cook produce as well as preserve and utilise a glut. With a variety of recipes for every ingredient, you can use your harvest to its full potential. Vegetables range from annual crops such as chicory, radishes and kohlrabi to perennials like asparagus and spinach. Fruits cover apples, currants and peaches plus more the more unusual and interesting myrtle berries, loquats and medlars. Plus a comprehensive list of herbs, edible flowers and foraged foods such as samphire, wild garlic and blackberries.
A guide to choosing and growing garden fruit. This covers the selection and care of tree and soft fruit, including pruning, pollination and pests, and a section on shop-bought fruit.
Not much grows in winter, but a well-organised plot may nonetheless be quite full. You need to plan carefully, and well ahead (as early as spring) for sowing and planting at specific times through the year, so the main part of the book is an extensive month-by-month sowing, planting and growing calendar.
There is nothing like growing your own vegetables. The excitement of sowing a seed, seeing it come through the soil, growing it to harvest and then eating it is one of life's great thrills. You do not even need a garden to grow vegetables as a seedtray, an old plastic milk bottle, a takeaway food box or really any container that can provide a minimum depth of soil for the relevant crop can reap its rewards. In this book Christine Walkden tells you how to grow vegetables simply, even if you only have a window box or a window sill, and for those who have never tried before she highlights what may go wrong and how to avoid common mistakes. In these economically difficult times, growing your own veg is an attractive option for gardening novices as well as those with some experience.
Whether you have an allotment or just a patch in the corner of your garden, growing your own fruit and vegetables is rewarding and fun. This book offers advice on protecting your crops from pests and diseases and on treating them effectively and promptly when problems do occur.
This is the ultimate guide to the best fruits and vegetables, with tips on how to grow them. Packed with 125 full-colour illustrated profiles and quick reference recommendations to make choosing easy.
This title from the Simple Steps series gives you practical tips and guidance on how to get started, care for your crops and combat pests to guarantee success. Plus step-by-step photographs, checklists and charts ensure that you stay on the right track all year round.
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