Vegetable Growing Month By Month

Author: John Harrison
Publisher: Right Way
ISBN: 0716022443
File Size: 57,87 MB
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Whatever the size of your garden or allotment, you can grow your own vegetables. Even if you only have a balcony or a small paved area outside your kitchen, you can grow more than you ever thought possible in pots, containers and raised beds. Experienced vegetable grower John Harrison takes you through the entire vegetable year so that, for all the main vegetables, you'll know exactly when you should sow your seeds, dig your plot and harvest your crops. Choose the most appropriate vegetables for your particular soil and select the right position so that they flourish. Discover how to make your own compost and organic fertilisers, as well as the best methods of controlling pests. Find out how to extend the season by buying or building your own cloches and cold frames. Put an end to worries that your shop-bought vegetables contain chemical residues or to concerns about the air miles such vegetables have flown en route to your table!

Gardening All You Need To Know

Author: Richard Rosenfeld
Publisher: Right Way
ISBN: 0716022567
File Size: 71,84 MB
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Richard Rosenfeld's lively guide gives you all the gardening basics you need, as well as being an entertaining read. His strict guidelines and no-nonsense tips will help you to: ? Keep your soil in good shape and give your plants the right diet ? Design a garden with pazazz and get the basic structure right ? Plant trees correctly and tackle overgrown ones ? Grow bush roses and move shrubs ? Create a flower border with heady, powerful scents ? Garden on the cheap ? Rotate your crops in your kitchen garden ? Create a garden for the wildlife Gardeners have incredibly strong likes and dislikes but most gardening books never reflect this. Richard's does. His book ends with What They Never Tell You, including what life is really like as a nurseryman, the real facts about slugs and his list of the 9 most disgusting plants.

Booze For Free

Author: Andy Hamilton
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0452298806
File Size: 62,73 MB
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Provides easy and economical guidelines to home brewing and wine-making using home-grown or foraged ingredients, and includes over one hundred beverage recipes for each season.

Raised Bed Vegetable Gardening Made Simple

Author: Raymond Nones
Publisher: The Countryman Press
ISBN: 1581577109
File Size: 40,82 MB
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Grow more veggies—in less space and with less work—than you ever thought possible! Having a backyard garden in a small space got a lot easier when the first edition of this wonderful handbook was published. Now it gets even easier—Raised-Bed Vegetable Gardening Made Simple has been revised! Framed raised beds and a modular approach to growing vegetables means more production in less space and with less work. Whether you live in a small city apartment or on a large country estate, you’ll find something in this book to help with your specific gardening challenges. Nones shows you how to set everything up and then gives you in-depth descriptions of all the procedures needed to achieve gardening success: sowing seeds, thinning, transplanting, cultivating, mulching, watering, harvesting, pest control, composting, crop rotation, and seed saving. It’s a complete gardening guide for both the beginner and the experienced gardener, useful for those who have never tried raised beds before as well as for those who have already tried a raised-bed system. Far less bending, far less weeding, more produce at harvest time—gardeners, what have you been waiting for? Raymond Nones is a dirt-under-the-fingernails organic practitioner and proud penny-pincher who lives and gardens in Queens, New York.

Saving Seeds

Author: Marc Rogers
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 1612122418
File Size: 61,17 MB
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Enjoy a delicious bounty of heirloom vegetables every year. Marc Rogers guides you through the time-honored and cost-effective tradition of collecting seeds from this year’s harvest to grow next year’s crop. Learn how to select and store seeds from proven varieties of more than 100 common vegetables and flowers. Through saving seeds and growing heirloom plants you’ll not only have a thriving garden every summer, you’ll be saving money and preserving local flavors at the same time.

Grow Your Own Vegetables

Author: Joy Larkcom
Publisher: Frances Lincoln
ISBN: 1781011346
File Size: 39,35 MB
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DIV This revised, updated and expanded edition Joy Larkcom's classic guide to growing your own vegetables contains everything you need to know to create a highly-productive vegetable plot. It covers every aspect of vegetable gardening, including preparing soil; manures, composts and fertilizers; growing techniques; protection; pests, diseases and weeds; and making good use of space. The second half of the book provides cultivation information for over 100 vegetables, including site and soil requirements, cultivation, pests and diseases, and cultivars. /div

Backyard Bounty

Author: Linda Gilkeson
Publisher: New Society Publishers
ISBN: 1550924745
File Size: 17,50 MB
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Grow more food with less work in any yard

How To Grow Your Own Food

Author: Dirty Nails
Publisher: How to Books Limited
ISBN: 9781905862115
File Size: 64,90 MB
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A compilation of weekly columns written for "Blackmore Vale Magazine", which takes you outdoors and on the vegetable plot where seeds are sown, plants nurtured, fruits tended and crops harvested. It includes guidance by which your kitchen garden, vegetabl

Seed To Seed

Author: Suzanne Ashworth
Publisher: Chelsea Green Publishing
ISBN: 0988474905
File Size: 79,81 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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A complete seed-saving guide of 160 vegetables, including detailed info on each vegetable.

Grow Cook Eat

Author: Willi Galloway
Publisher: Sasquatch Books
ISBN: 1570617953
File Size: 30,73 MB
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From sinking a seed into the soil through to sitting down to enjoy a meal made with vegetables and fruits harvested right outside your back door, this gorgeous kitchen gardening book is filled with practical, useful information for both novices and seasoned gardeners alike. Grow Cook Eatwill inspire people who already buy fresh, seasonal, local, organic food to grow the food they love to eat. For those who already have experience getting their hands dirty in the garden, this handbook will help them refine their gardening skills and cultivate gourmet quality food. The book also fills in the blanks that exist between growing food in the garden and using it in the kitchen with guides to 50 of the best-loved, tastiest vegetables, herbs, and small fruits. The guides give readers easy-to-follow planting and growing information, specific instructions for harvesting all the edible parts of the plant, advice on storing food in a way that maximizes flavor, basic preparation techniques, and recipes. The recipes at the end of each guide help readers explore the foods they grow and demonstrate how to use unusual foods, like radish greens, garlic scapes, and green coriander seeds.