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The Complete Book of Vegetables, Herbs and Fruit Matthew Biggs

The Complete Book of Vegetables, Herbs and Fruit By Matthew Biggs

The Complete Book of Vegetables, Herbs and Fruit by Matthew Biggs


$39.99
Condition - Very Good
7 in stock

Summary

Useful for the gardener and the cook, this book acts as a comprehensive guide to selecting, cultivating, harvesting and cooking your own fresh produce at home. Combining illustration with an accessible layout, it details the cultivation, companion planting, pests and diseases and culinary, medicinal and cosmetic uses for each variety.

The Complete Book of Vegetables, Herbs and Fruit Summary

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.

About Matthew Biggs

Matthew Biggs trained at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, writes for Gardener's World, is a regular panellist on BBC Radio 4's Gardeners' Question Time and lectures around the world. Jekka McVicar runs a flourishing herb farm near Bristol which is licensed by the Soil Association. A frequent gold medallist at Chelsea and other prestigious flower shows, she is undeniably the UK's leading authority on growing herbs Bob Flowerdew is the UK's foremost authority on organic gardening. He lectures for the Royal Horticulture Society and writes for many magazines. He is also a regular panellist on BBC Radio 4's Gardeners' Question Time.

Additional information

GOR002126147
9781856266710
1856266710
The Complete Book of Vegetables, Herbs and Fruit by Matthew Biggs
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Octopus Publishing Group
2006-09-21
640
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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