Synopses & Reviews
Whether you want to grow basil and brussels sprouts, plums or even pansies, this volume's easy-to-follow advice will teach you the five easy steps to preparing, planting, nurturing and harvesting a natural garden that will produce chemical-free vegetables and fruit.
One of Britain's leading organic gardeners shows how to create a natural garden that looks great, teems with wildlife, and yields delicious, healthy produce. Almost everyone has concerns about how pesticides, fungicides, insecticides, and other chemicals affect both the environment and our food, and gardeners everywhere are choosing to go organic. They'll discover the smartest and most successful ways to achieve their goal on these information-packed and beautifully designed pages. More than 200 illustrations and detailed advice cover such issues as soil improvement, making compost, choosing the right plants, growing fruits and vegetables, and planning the garden. One eye-opening chapter follows a garden for an entire year, complete with guidance on seasonal care and maintenance-so everything stays in tip-top shape.
About the Author
Bob Flowerday writes for American Gardening
and Gardener's World
magazines. His garden has featured on many television programs and in several leading publications.