Synopses & Reviews
No Time to Grow dispels the myth that growing your own food is a luxury reserved for those who lead a life of leisure. It demonstrates how with good planning, organization and a little patience anyone with some ground to work can make a significant contribution to their diet. The philosophy is always that it is better to give it a go and produce something than not try and to produce nothing. The author sets out to demonstrate ways of working and thinking to enable the production of a relatively large amount of fruit and vegetables with minimal time investment. The objective in doing so is not purely an economic one, or even purely environmental, but one of offering a degree of independence in a world where the individual is so dependant on large organizations for most aspects of life.
About the Author
For the last 20 years Tim Wootton has lived, worked and gardened in South Somerset, experiencing the constant challenge, common to most would be self-supporters, of trying to balance the desire for independent food production with a demanding working life and family commitments. This is a distillation of the experiences gained over this time: the results of a little research and a lot of experimentation