Gardeners' World: First Time Veg Grower

Author: Martyn Cox

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1409071391

Category: Gardening

Page: 216

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When it comes to fresh vegetables, nothing comes close to growing your own - but where to start? For those of us that crave the crisp taste of home-grown tomatoes, peppers, courgettes and more but lack the crucial experience and know-how, it can be difficult to make those first steps to transform a barren patch into a luscious kitchen garden - even for experienced gardeners, the move from decorative gardening to practical vegetable growing can prove tricky. Gardeners' World: First Time Veg Grower can help you make that journey, with simple and practical expert advice from the moment you first don your wellies right up until you're harvesting your own crops. With step-by-step guides and clear colour illustrations helping you to get the most out of your plot all year round, this compact guide is an essential addition to any gardener's shelf. From preparing your ground to sowing, nurturing and maintaining your plants, let the practiced hands at the UK's best-selling gardening magazine help you create the vegetable patch of your dreams.
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Gardeners' World: 201 Ideas for Growing Fruit and Veg

Author: N.A

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1448142148

Category: Gardening

Page: 192

View: 9950

There is nothing quite like home-grown produce. Whether it's a crisp apple, freshly picked on a summer's day, or a handful of hardy vegetables and herbs to keep you going through the winter months, the benefits of growing your own crops are endless. Which is why the experts at Gardeners' World magazine have compiled this collection of their most useful tips for making the most of your garden or allotment. Whether it's pointers on how to get started or expert hints for the seasoned gardener, 201 Ideas for Growing Fruit and Veg is packed with useful gardening know-how. From simple projects for growing veg in small plots, to inspired ideas for ensuring that your crops grow successfully year on year, you will find here a wealth of advice, all gathered from the years of gardening experience of the team at Britain's biggest-selling gardening magazine.
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Gardeners' World: The Veg Grower's Almanac

Month by Month Planning and Planting

Author: Martyn Cox

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1448142482

Category: Gardening

Page: 192

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Growing vegetables can be a tricky business, and even the most experienced of gardeners will occasionally need to turn to a trusted tome for some handy advice. The Veg Grower’s Almanac is just such a book – a compendium of month-by-month tips, advice and items of interest. With sage advice from old Gardeners’ World hands coupled with tips on the best varieties to grow and timely advice on how best to look after your plot, this attractive collection blends practical advice with evocative writing and fascinating facts. Illustrated throughout with charming drawings and sketches, The Veg Grower’s Almanac is a welcome additional to any gardener’s shelf – from hands-on instructions for preparing a seed bed or trying new varieties of tomato to fascinating little-known facts about our favourite crops.
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Gardeners' World: 101 Ideas for Veg from Small Spaces

Author: Jane Moore

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1409070646

Category: Gardening

Page: 216

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What can be more convenient than being able to nip into the garden to pick some salad for lunch, some herbs for the pot or some fresh veg or fruit for dinner? Nothing beats the flavour of home-grown produce, or, in these days of additives and preservatives, the reassurance of knowing what is in your food. Contrary to popular belief, you don't need an enormous garden, or a dedicated spot within it to grow your own, nor do you need to join the mammoth waiting lists for a local allotment; all you need is a window ledge, some steps, a patio, some wall space or even some gaps in your flower borders. In this handy book the team at Gardeners' World Magazine will give you loads of tips on how to get started if you've never grown fruit or vegetables before, suggest some fun and practical ways you can grow your favourite crops in a limited space or small garden, and tell you how to get the best from what you grow. Growing your own has never been more popular or more simple, and in this essential little guide, packed with inspirational ideas and advice from Gardeners' World Magazine, everyone can get in on the act. So what's stopping you now? Go on, grow your own grub!
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Gardeners' World 101 - Grow to Eat Ideas

Planting recipes that taste as good as they look

Author: Ceri Thomas

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1448140781

Category: Cooking

Page: 216

View: 7896

There's nothing better than the taste of home-grown fruit and veg. It has flavour and freshness that no supermarket produce could ever hope to beat. Whether you've grown your own all your life or are just getting into gardening, Gardeners' World 101 Grow to Eat Ideas is packed with inspiration. There are ideas for growing salads, fruit, herbs and vegetables. You don't even need a garden to enjoy our planting recipes for pots that taste as good as they look as they'll do equally well on a windowsill as a patio. You'll never eat tasteless fruit and veg again with Gardeners' World 101 Grow to Eat Ideas. Gardeners' World Magazine is Britain's biggest selling gardening magazine, providing fresh ideas and clear advice every month. From plants and flowers to gardens and design, allotments and kitchen gardens to shopping guides and tried and tested reviews, Gardeners' World Magazine features the top names in BBC gardening, such as Monty Don, Alan Titchmarsh, Carol Klein and the Gardeners' Question Time team. Find out more at www.gardenersworld.com
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From Fork to Fork

Author: Monty Don

Publisher: Conran Octopus

ISBN: 9783512032066

Category:

Page: 224

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One Magic Square Vegetable Gardening

The Easy, Organic Way to Grow Your Own Food on a 3-Foot Square

Author: Lolo Houbein

Publisher: The Experiment

ISBN: 1615193359

Category: Gardening

Page: 352

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All it takes to grow your own organic vegetables, fruits, and herbs is One Magic Square Lolo Houbein has 40 years’ worth of gardening wisdom to share—on how to coax an abundance of organic food from a plot that is just 3 feet square! Sustainable, cost-effective, and creative techniques: how to compost, save water, troubleshoot weeds and pests, create a plant-friendly microclimate, and more Over 40 themed plot designs, from antioxidant-rich and anti-cancer plots to salad, pizza, pasta, and stir-fry plots Encyclopedic information about every crop in every plot Tips on drying, freezing, pickling, and other ways to get more value and enjoyment from your homegrown produce And her irresistible gardening philosophy (“If herbs wanted to be used frugally, they would also grow frugally. But they don’t!”) Ever encouraging, often charming, and always practical, this expanded second edition of One Magic Square Vegetable Gardening will help first-time gardeners get started—and help veteran gardeners get results—on a small, easy-to-maintain plot. No actual magic is required!
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SowHow

A modern guide to grow-your-own veg

Author: Paul Matson,Lucy Annna Scott

Publisher: Pavilion Books

ISBN: 1911595180

Category: Gardening

Page: 208

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When you’re growing veg for the first time it can be hard to know where to start and even more difficult to find inspiring advice that isn’t completely incomprehensible... Enter SowHow – the innovative grow guide for the modern gardener. With its fresh, bright design and clear-cut know-how, this clever little book provides all the expert advice and encouragement you need to get growing. You’ll find entries on 30 easy-grow vegetables to sow throughout the seasons, from kale to runner beans and carrots to cucamelons, plus ideas for herbs, edible flowers and advice on cultivating your own cocktail garden. SowHow breaks down the key steps of sowing, planting and harvesting each featured vegetable into understandable bite-sized chunks using straightforward language and smart infographics. Plus, the essential start-up advice covering everything from top tools and cunning crop rotations, to uncomplicated compost and the lowdown on mulches, will make you a pro in no time. Complete with simple cooking suggestions, shrewd storage info and creative gardening hacks, this unique, comprehensive companion will transform your grow space into a hot bed for leeks, beets and all your other veggie friends. So whether you are looking to fill a garden, an allotment, or a patio pot, get going and grow with SowHow.
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The Sustainable Vegetable Garden

A Backyard Guide to Healthy Soil and Higher Yields

Author: John Jeavons,Carol Cox

Publisher: Ten Speed Press

ISBN: 0307790495

Category: Gardening

Page: 128

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From the author of our best-selling and widely beloved HOW TO GROW MORE VEGETABLES comes this "quick and dirty" introduction to biointensive gardening that shows it is not only possible but easy to grow astonishing crops of healthful organic vegetables and fruits, while conserving resources and actually helping the soil. A revolutionary approach to feeding ourselves and nurturing the land, this book includes: - Step-by-step illustrations and instructions that make these techniques simple for even the novice gardener. - Everything you need to know about planning crops, composting, harvesting, and more. - Complete resources for seeds, tools, and other garden supplies.Feed a family of four on the bounty of your backyard, or just get more out of your garden with less effort with this wonderful resource. From the Trade Paperback edition.
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Gärtnern für Dummies

Author: Sue Fisher,Michael MacCaskey,Bill Marken

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 3527686967

Category: Gardening

Page: 374

View: 8565

Wenn Sie nicht nur Ihrem grünen Daumen vertrauen wollen Haben Sie ein Stück Erde, das Sie in einen Garten verwandeln möchten, aber außer der Freude an erdverschmierten Händen, sattem Grün und Farbenpracht noch recht wenig Ahnung von Gartenarbeit? Dann ist Gärtnern für Dummies das richtige Buch für Sie! Hier erhalten Sie konkrete Hilfestellung bei der Planung Ihres Gartens und der Wahl der für Sie und Ihr Stück Land passenden Pflanzen. Lernen Sie, wie Sie aus Bäumen, Büschen und Blumen ein harmonisches Ganzes schaffen und mit einjährigen und mehrjährigen Pflanzen Ihren Garten zum Blühen bringen. Außerdem enthält das Buch viele nützliche Tipps zum richtigen Gartengerät, zur Hege und Pflege der Pflanzen, zur Schädlingsbekämpfung und zum Kompostieren.
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Design trifft Natur

Die modernen Gärten des Piet Oudolf

Author: Piet Oudolf,Noël Kingsbury

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783800179602

Category: Nature

Page: 280

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Straw Bale Gardens Complete

Breakthrough Vegetable Gardening Method - All-New Information On: Urban & Small Spaces, Organics, Saving Water - Make Your Own Bales With Or Without Straw!

Author: Joel Karsten

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 1591869072

Category: Gardening

Page: 176

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Provides information about how to use straw bales as planting containers for vegetable gardening.
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Gardeners' World Vegetables for Small Gardens

Author: Lynda Brown

Publisher: Bbc Publications

ISBN: 9780563364665

Category: Gardening

Page: 128

View: 7112

Moving away from the traditional kitchen-garden approach with rows and rows of vegetables, this book focuses on vegetables that are particularly suited to a small garden and easy to grow, and varieties which are full of flavour or expensive to buy. The aim is not self-sufficiency, but to complement shop-bought produce with what can be grown.
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The Beginner's Guide to Growing Heirloom Vegetables

The 100 Easiest-to-Grow, Tastiest Vegetables for Your Garden

Author: Marie Iannotti

Publisher: Timber Press

ISBN: 1604691883

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 252

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Growing your own vegetables has never looked, or tasted, so good. Are heirloom vegetables more difficult to grow than conventional hybrids? The Beginner's Guide to Growing Heirloom Vegetables debunks this myth by highlighting the 100 heirloom vegetables that are the easiest to grow and the tastiest to eat. Marie Iannotti makes it simple for beginning gardeners to jump on the heirloom trend by presenting an edited list based on years of gardening trial and error. Her plant criteria is threefold: The 100 plants must be amazing to eat, bring something unique to the table, and—most importantly—they have to be unfussy and easy to grow. Her list includes garden favorites like the meaty and mellow 'Lacinato' Kale, the underused and earthy 'Turkish Orange' Eggplant, and the unexpected sweetness of 'Apollo' Arugula.
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Starter Vegetable Gardens

24 No-Fail Plans for Small Organic Gardens

Author: Barbara Pleasant

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 1603423672

Category: Gardening

Page: 180

View: 8746

Develop your green thumb as you learn to grow your own food. In this introductory guide to growing vegetables, Barbara Pleasant addresses common problems that first-time gardeners encounter. Using simple language and illustrated garden layouts, Pleasant shows you how to start, maintain, and eventually expand an organic vegetable garden in even the tiniest backyard. With handy tips on enriching soil, planting schedules, watering, fighting pests, and more, you’ll quickly discover how easy it is to enjoy your own homegrown vegetables.
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Gardeners' World Gardening for Beginners

Author: Geoff Hamilton

Publisher: Bbc Publications

ISBN: 9780563360032

Category: Gardening

Page: 160

View: 8284

Provides information on garden design, soil, lawn care, bulbs, biennials and annuals, vegetables, container gardening, and more
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Incredible! Plant Veg, Grow a Revolution

Author: Pam Warhurst,Joanna Dobson

Publisher: Troubador Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1783064870

Category: Nature

Page: 304

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Incredible! reveals how one town decided to take control of its own future – with vegetables. The future looks bleak. The economy’s in the doldrums. We’ve lost faith in politicians and big business. Over all that looms the threat of climate change – extreme weather is already sending shock waves through global food supplies. But a once-forgotten Yorkshire mill town is spreading a new story of hope… This is the tale of an extraordinary local food movement that has become a worldwide phenomenon. Told by Pam Warhurst, co-founder of Incredible Edible Todmorden, and writer Joanna Dobson, the book invites readers into a humorous, inspiring and often moving series of stories that brought people together through the simple method of planting vegetables in public places. People have found that when they put edible plants in their front gardens, they get to know their neighbours, building a community one conversation at a time. When they grow fruit trees at school, children learn life skills. And when market traders stock local produce, they build business networks. Incredible Edible Todmorden has sparked similar projects across the world – and it could be your story, too! Incredible! Plant Veg, Grow a Revolution has an international audience, appealing to anyone who cares about the environment, gardening, community, education or local enterprise.
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The Postage Stamp Vegetable Garden

Grow Tons of Organic Vegetables in Tiny Spaces and Containers

Author: Karen Newcomb

Publisher: Ten Speed Press

ISBN: 1607746840

Category: Gardening

Page: 224

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One of the best books for beginning and experienced vegetable gardeners, this clear, straightforward, easy-to-read gardening bestseller (over 500,000 copies sold) uses organic, biodynamic methods to produce large amounts of vegetables in very small spaces. To accommodate today's lifestyles, a garden needs to fit easily into a very small plot, take as little time as possible to maintain, require a minimum amount of water, and still produce prolifically. That's exactly what a postage stamp garden does. Postage stamp gardens are as little as 4 by 4 feet, and, after the initial soil preparation, they require very little extra work to produce a tremendous amount of vegetables--for instance, a 5-by-5-foot bed will produce a minimum of 200 pounds of vegetables. When first published 40 years ago, the postage stamp techniques, including closely planted beds rather than rows, vines and trailing plants grown vertically to free up space, and intercropping, were groundbreaking. Revised for an all new generation of gardeners, this edition includes brand new information on the variety of heirloom vegetables available today and how to grow them the postage stamp way. Now, in an ever busier world, the postage stamp intensive gardening method continues to be invaluable for gardeners who wish to weed, water, and work a whole lot less yet produce so much more. From the Trade Paperback edition.
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Food Revolution

Author: John Robbins

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783934647503

Category:

Page: 430

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