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Organic Vegetable Gardening - Annette McFarlane

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In a world where mass-produced food often lacks taste and freshness, more and more people are growing their own vegetables This new, greatly expanded edition of Annette McFarlane's gardening classic offers gardeners an authoritative and comprehensive guide to growing an extensive range of organic vegetables. As well as outlining the basics --- how to plan your garden and prepare soil, make compost, develop a planting guide, propagate, and sow and germinate seeds, Annette offers a mass of new and exciting material. In 'Garden to Gourmet', she explains how to grow Australian bush food and the herbs and spices that give the unique character to the cuisines of China, Greece, Malaysia, Mexico, Singapore, Thailand and India. There are additional chapters on growing different types of mushrooms, and edible flowers and weeds.

For gardeners with not much room to move, there is a whole new chapter on growing a large range of vegetables in containers. And for those interested in heirloom vegetables, advice on collecting and storing seeds.

All this plus extensive instructions on how to grow over 115 vegetables in the 'A for Amaranth Spinach to Z for Zucchini' section, including heaps of new information on Asian greens and cabbages and unusual vegetables, ensures that ORGANIC VEGETABLE GARDENING remains the organic grower's bible.

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4.0

Great book for any gardener

By Caz

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Pros

  • Deserves Multiple Readings
  • Easy To Understand
  • Informative
  • Inspirational
  • Relevant
  • Well Written

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    Comments about Organic Vegetable Gardening:

    I have so far found this book engages you with an easy flowing style which helps you absorb the information. It has great reference sections and handy hints. I'd recommend it to anyone who loves to garden or wants to know more.

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    4.0

    excellent reference for home gardener

    By M

    from Brisbane, Au

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    • Deserves Multiple Readings
    • Easy To Understand
    • Informative
    • Relevant
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      Comments about Organic Vegetable Gardening:

      useful book as a reference guide to gardening, great photos and information

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      ISBN: 9780733325250
      ISBN-10: 0733325254
      Audience: General
      Format: Paperback
      Language: English
      Number Of Pages: 256
      Published: 1st September 2010
      Publisher: ABC Books
      Dimensions (cm): 25.0 x 19.0  x 1.7
      Weight (kg): 0.81