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Crops in Pots : Growing Vegetables, Fruits & Herbs in Pots, Containers & Baskets - Rachelle Strauss

Crops in Pots

Growing Vegetables, Fruits & Herbs in Pots, Containers & Baskets

By: Rachelle Strauss, Pippa Greenwood (Foreword by)

Paperback with Flaps on Inside & Back Covers

Published: 24th May 2011
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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.

Foreword p.8
Introduction p.10
Joys of Gardening p.16
Getting Started p.28
What to Grow p.54
Preparing to Grow p.74
How to Grow p.100
Harvesting p.126
Pests and Problems p.150
Vegetables and Salads p.174
Fruits, Herbs and Edible Flowers p.208
Frugal Gardening p.236
Further Reading p.252
Websites p.253
Index p.254

ISBN: 9781847867193
ISBN-10: 1847867197
Series: Green Guides S.
Audience: General
Format: Paperback with Flaps on Inside & Back Covers
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 24th May 2011
Publisher: Flame Tree Publishing
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.0 x 17.0
Edition Type: New edition