Spine: 22.95mm (0.9035”)
Save money and eat fresh with this hands-on guide to home-growing
• Get going with growing – discover which plants are best for you and how to make the most of your outdoor space • Prepare your plot – learn how to set up and maintain healthy beds for your fruit and vegetables • Grow tasty veg – choose your favourite veggies from asparagus and broccoli to courgettes, sweetcorn and many more • Grow your own fruit salad – get quick results from fast-growing berries and learn to nurture slow-growing tree fruit and exotic greenhouse produce
Open the book and find: • How to map out your plot • Tips on gardening in pots, containers and under cover • Ways to improve your soil and feed your plants • Steps for tackling pests and diseases • Methods for growing from seed • The ins and outs of organic gardening • Techniques for planting a tip-top herb garden • A selection of more challenging crops for ambitious gardeners
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• Create a thriving vegetable patch, however large or small your plot • Plan your planting calendar to enjoy delicious crops all year round • Cultivate and harvest your fruit and vegetables • Grow organically
£15.99 UK / $29.99 US
Geoff Stebbings is the Editor of Garden Answers magazine and a broadcaster on BBC Radio. He is the author of several gardening books and has won two Garden Media Guild awards. Before turning to writing, Geoff was a Head Gardener and trained at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
Growing Your Own Fruit & Veg
Growing your own produce is the only way to enjoy delicious, garden-fresh fruit and veg all year round. This practical manual gives you the lowdown on everything from finding the right tools and choosing which plants to grow, to nurturing your crops and bringing in your first harvest. The easy-to-follow advice will help you get started straight away and become a confident and successful kitchen gardener.
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Geoff Stebbings Stebbings
Gardening writer, editor and broadcaster