Synopses & Reviews
In this revised and updated edition of her book The New Kitchen Garden, bestselling gardening writer Anna Pavord tells us all we need to know about growing fruit and vegetables. She describes how food crops can make a decorative as well as delicious addition to the garden, explains simply and clearly how to assess site and soil and devise a planting plan, and offers ideas for flexible contemporary variations on the traditional kitchen garden. She includes 12 plans for vegetable gardens ranging from a tiny roof garden through a Mediterranean courtyard and a vegetable patchwork to an exuberant potager. She goes on to give detailed information on growing a wide range of vegetables, herbs and fruits, recommending the best varieties for looks as well as taste, and providing recipes so that you can make the most of your harvest.