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Perplexed by potatoes? Baffled by beans? Confused by courgettes?Home grown food means fresh, organic, tasty meals, less money spent in a supermarket, lower carbon footprint and best of all, fun! But how do you do it?If you've never opened a seed packet before, and want to grow your food but don't know where or when to start, this book is for you. With advice for the new gardener, covering everything from how to plant seeds, when to pull up the carrot and how to harvest potatoes, this book will sort you out - whether you have a balcony, bare concrete, a patio or a larger patch of ground.
  • All the basic info for those who want to grow their own food
  • Advice about growing on balconies, patios or in your back garden
  • Lists over 40 easy-to-grow crops

Synopsis:

If you've never opened a seed packet before and want to grow your food but don't know where to start, this book is for you. It gives advice on everything from planting seeds to harvesting your crops and dealing with problems—and it doesn't matter whether you have a whole garden or just a patio, a balcony, or a windowsill. Home-grown food means fresh, organic, tasty meals; less money spent in the supermarket; a lower carbon footprint; and, best of all, fun. How to Grow Your Food features a range of vegetables, fruits, and herbs that are easy for the beginner to grow.

About the Author

Amanda and Jon are both keen gardeners and have been growing vegetables and fruit for many years in their gardens and on their allotments and windowsills. They have written six Green Books' titles on environmental issues together and are still speaking to each other. Amanda and Jon are both keen gardeners and have been growing vegetables and fruit for many years in their gardens and on their allotments and windowsills. They have written six Green Books' titles on environmental issues together and are still speaking to each other.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781900322683
Subtitle:
A Guide for Complete Beginners
Author:
Cuthbert, Amanda
Author:
Clift, John
Author:
Clift, Jon
Publisher:
UIT Cambridge Ltd.
Subject:
Vegetables
Subject:
Gardening-Vegetable
Subject:
Reference
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20110301
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
132
Dimensions:
5.5 x 6.5 in

Related Subjects

Home and Garden » Gardening » Fruit Gardening
Home and Garden » Gardening » General Herbs and Spices
Home and Garden » Gardening » Herb Gardening
Home and Garden » Gardening » Herbs
Home and Garden » Gardening » Herbs and Spices
Home and Garden » Gardening » Organic Gardening
Home and Garden » Gardening » Vegetable
Science and Mathematics » Agriculture » General
Science and Mathematics » Environmental Studies » General

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If you've never opened a seed packet before and want to grow your food but don't know where to start, this book is for you. It gives advice on everything from planting seeds to harvesting your crops and dealing with problems—and it doesn't matter whether you have a whole garden or just a patio, a balcony, or a windowsill. Home-grown food means fresh, organic, tasty meals; less money spent in the supermarket; a lower carbon footprint; and, best of all, fun. How to Grow Your Food features a range of vegetables, fruits, and herbs that are easy for the beginner to grow.

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