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Hamlyn All Colour Gardening 200 Veg Growing Basics :  200 Veg Growing Basics - Richard Bird

Hamlyn All Colour Gardening 200 Veg Growing Basics

200 Veg Growing Basics

By: Richard Bird, Hamlyn (Created by)

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Published: 1st March 2009
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Growing your own vegetable is an enjoyable, environmentally-friendly and economical activity that everyone can relish. Whether you have a front garden, back garden or simply a balcony or window-box, anyone with green-fingers can plant, nurture and produce their own vegetables.

And not only is it the perfect way to ensure that you and your family eat fresh, nutritious foods but it s also a great way to reduce your carbon footprint.

Whether you re a beginner or an experienced gardener, this essential guide all packed into a handy format tells you everything you need to know to grow your own veg, with expert tips and practical advice along the way to ensure perfect results.

Introduction. Getting Started. Know your soil; Preparing your plot; Sowing; Pests and diseases; Planning what to grow; Getting Growing. Garlic; Leeks; Onions; Shallots; Spring onions; Broccoli; Calabrese; Cauliflowers; Brussels sprouts; Cabbages; Kale; Broad beans; Green beans; Runner beans; Peas; Asparagus; Globe artichokes; Jerusalem artichokes; Kohl rabi; Beetroots; Carrots; Celeriac; Florence fennel; Parsnips; Potatoes; Sweet potatoes; Turnips; Swedes; Lettuces; Salad leaves; Chicory; Cucumbers; Radishes; Tomatoes; Spinach; Perpetual spinach; Swiss chard; Courgettes & marrows; Pumpkins & winter squashes; Sweetcorn; Aubergines; Okra; Peppers & chillies; Adding Herbs. Chives; Dill; Chervil; Horseradish; Tarragon; Caraway; Fennel; Hyssop; Bay; Mint; Basil; Coriander; Parsley; Sage; Marjoram; Chamomile; Borage; Rosemary; Thyme;

ISBN: 9780600618331
ISBN-10: 0600618331
Series: Hamlyn All Colour Gardening
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 240
Published: 1st March 2009
Publisher: Octopus Publishing Group
Dimensions (cm): 16.7 x 14.0  x 1.8
Weight (kg): 0.38
Edition Number: 1