The Complete Book of Vegetables, Herbs and Fruit by Matthew Biggs
The Complete Book of Vegetables, Herbs and Fruit combines three best-selling books written by top gardening authors, Matthew Biggs, Jekka McVicar and Bob Flowerdew. It is a comprehensive guide to selecting, cultivating, harvesting and cooking vegetables, herbs and fruit. The authors' acknowledged expertise in their respective fields and their combined practical experience are brought together in this unique and outstanding book. The coverage is phenomenal - from the care of asparagus through the seasons to the huge number of species of apples that can be cultivated, and the herbs that can be grown in even the smallest of spaces. The book combines lavish illustration with an accessible layout, setting out varieties, cultivation, companion planting, pests and diseases, culinary uses, as well as medicinal and cosmetic uses. It is a real must-have for any gardener or cook.