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“Incredible Edibles is a seed-to-plate guide to growing and enjoying more than 50 unusually tasty plants guaranteed to spice up your harvest: punchy greens and succulent roots such as Salsola and Yacon. Flavourful herbs and spices such as Sweetleaf and Japanese Ginger. Delectable fruits such as Finger Limes and Chilean Guavas. All crops are grown from readily available seeds, tubers, or young plants, and there is advice on how to cultivate in a variety of spaces and situations – no hothouse required.”
“From advice about how to make and buy natural fertilisers and compost, to putting nutritional values on what you grow, and to how to cook it, and how to share your plot with wildlife, this book covers all the bases.”
“Charles Dowding draws on his years of experience to show how easy it is to start a new vegetable garden. Any plot – whether a building site, overgrown with weeds or unwanted lawn – can be turned into a beautiful and productive vegetable area.”
“Focusing on sustainable, organic growing practices and plants, The Backyard Gardener is a comprehensive handbook for everyone who wants to grow vegetables, herbs and flowers in their own backyard. With beautiful photographs, planting suggestions, and tried and true techniques, …Orzel covers everything you need to know.”
“Apples, pears, plums, cherries, apricots, peaches and nectarines, as well as less common fruits such as mulberries, medlars and figs, are covered in detail, with recommended varieties of each. The book describes all the pest and disease problems you may encounter and advises on how to deal with them. It explains about choosing rootstocks and suitable varieties for your needs….beautiful picture throughout.”
“The book explains why and how to grow these crops, and how to look after them for maximum health, with details of over 100 perennial edibles… it offers inspiration for all gardeners and includes plenty of cooking tips.”
Paperback, 19 x 2.3 x 23.5 cm, 144 pages, photo images, Pub.Cico Books.
“No matter how tiny your space, here you will find 35 original, fun and inspiring ideas. Try planting an elegant fern terrarium, fruit bushes in pots, and a vertical garden of herbs grown on a wooden step ladder. At the teeniest end of the scale, there are even miniature gardens created in eggshells! Whether you are looking for ideas for all-year foliage, wanting to grow your own veggies and herbs, or needing to revamp your terrace, Teeny Tiny Gardening will provide you with all the inspiration and planting knowledge you need.”
“Whether you want to decorate your entrance with colourful pots, brigten up your balcony or windowsills, or grow a winter harvest by the kitchen door, you will find The Winter Garden packed with ideas and inspiration.”
“No matter how small you space, get every inch of it growing with tasty fruit and vegetables. Pick fruit fresh from your doorstep, gather herbs from your balcony, create walls of edible produce, and plant a raised bed that is both beautiful and productive. This guide proves you can grow food anywhere.”
Hardback, 17.5×2 x 23.5cm, 224 pages, illustrations, Pub.Octopus Books.
“…more than just a useful reference book on the science of botany and the language of horticulture – it is a practical, hands-on guide that will help gardeners understand how plants grow, what affects their performance and how to get better results. Illustrated throughout with beautiful botanical prints and simple diagrams, RHS Botany for Gardeners provides easy-to-understand explanations of over 3,000 words and terms, and show how these can be applied to everyday practise…”
“Time to stop tossing your carrot stumps, cilantro sprigs, lettuce amd cabbage stalks, and avocado pits in the trash. No Waste Kitchen Gardening gives you all the information you need to grow and re-propagate produce from your kitchen scraps.”
Hardback, 17.4 x 3 x 24 cm, 272 pages, Pub. Green Books
“…a garden design book wit a difference. Mary re-imagines the garden for the times we live in, looking at land the way a parent looks at a child – as a gift and a responsibility. Learn how to design and nurture a beautiful, vibrant and magical space. Bring the energy and atmosphere of wild places into your garden while incorporating sustainable living, especially growing your own food, all in harmony with nature’s own intentions. You will never look at your garden in the same way again.”