Home-grown Vegetables - Inspiration and Practical Advice for Would-be Smallholders (Country Living)

Home-grown Vegetables - Inspiration and Practical Advice for Would-be Smallholders (Country Living)

by Diana Galligan (Author), The National Trust (Collaborator)

Synopsis

What could be tastier than vegetables, picked straight from your back garden? Growing your own vegetables can be a rewarding pastime and you don't need a big garden or allotment to cultivate your favourite vegetables, as fare can grow well in containers and smaller urban spaces. This beautiful and practical guide, marking a unique collaboration between the National Trust and Country Living magazine, celebrates the produce of allotments and gardens, from carrots and courgettes to artichokes and aubergines. Each vegetable entry details all you need to know about sowing, growing and harvesting with essential gardening notes and tips for successful planting. With beautiful illustrations throughout, you will find all you need for a healthy garden bursting with fresh produce all year round.

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More Information

Format: Hardcover
Pages: 96
Publisher: Collins & Brown Anova
Published: 14 May 2007

ISBN 10: 1843404176
ISBN 13: 9781843404170
Book Overview: What could be tastier than vegetables, picked straight from your back garden? This illustrated guide celebrates the produce of allotments and gardens, from carrots and courgettes to artichokes and aubergines. Each vegetable entry details its history and folklore with gardening notes and tips for successful growing.

Author Bio
Dedicated gardener Diana Galligan tends her south London urban plot with pride. She has worked on several gardening books during her long career in publishing, including the RHS Encyclopedia of Garden Design; has contributed regular gardening features to consumer magazines, including Good Housekeeping, as well as editing copy for several trade and commercial gardening magazines, among them Gardeners' World.