Like the idea of growing your own fruit, veg and herbs but don't have the room or energy? Crops in Pots is a user-friendly guide to getting a taste of self-sufficiency, growing wherever you can grab the space - whether it be your patio, balcony or window sill.
Apart from the many joys of growing your own food, the benefits of container gardening are manifold - accessibility, portability, soil choice, easier pest and disease control...
Find out how to get started and choose your pots, how to grow and harvest - including the most appropriate crops for small spaces, how to deal with problems and lots of great tips on how to be successful on a shoestring.
About the Author
Rachelle Strauss has been writing about gardening, environmental and green issues for a number of years. She is the author of Self Sufficiency: Household Cleaning and writes for various magazines about ecological issues. Rachelle lives with her husband and their daughter in rural England.
|Joys of Gardening||p.16|
|What to Grow||p.54|
|Preparing to Grow||p.74|
|How to Grow||p.100|
|Pests and Problems||p.150|
|Vegetables and Salads||p.174|
|Fruits, Herbs and Edible Flowers||p.208|
Series: Green Guides S.
Format: Paperback with Flaps on Inside & Back Covers
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 24th May 2011
Dimensions (cm): 21.0 x 17.0