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Incredible Edibles Matthew Biggs

Incredible Edibles By Matthew Biggs

Incredible Edibles by Matthew Biggs


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Incredible Edibles Summary

Incredible Edibles: Grow Something Different in Your Fruit and Veg Plot by Matthew Biggs

Be inspired to cultivate and cook amazing new crops with this seed-to-plate guide to more than 50 out-of-the-ordinary edibles.

Whether you're new to grow-your-own and determined to make the most of limited space with a truly gourmet harvest, or a seasoned grower looking to spice up the kitchen garden with brand new flavour experiences, Incredible Edibles has something for everyone. It offers step-by-step instructions, giving you the confidence to grow some unusually tasty crops; from the well-known turmeric and goji berry, to the more exotic cucamelon and strawberry spinach. It includes guidance on how to store, keep fresh, and preserve your crops so that nothing goes to waste.

Incredible Edibles Reviews

An inspiring seed-to-plate guide to cultivating more than 50 out-of-the-ordinary fruits and vegetables * Gardens Illustrated *
A crash course in cultivation and for those with a little know-how, there are suggestions for fast-growing crops, plants that like shade and tasty treats that flourish in boggy or dry areas. * S Magazine (Sunday Express) *
Incredible Edibles is an invitation to look beyond the familiar fruit, vegetables and herbs, and try something deliciously different. * Gardens Illustrated *

About Matthew Biggs

Having trained at the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew, Matthew Biggs is affectionately known in Britain as the People's Gardener. He is a writer, lecturer, and television personality and the author of several books, including RHS Great British Village Show. He is best known in the UK for being a regular panelist on the BBC Gardeners' Question Time radio show.

Table of Contents

  • 1: Tips and techniques for growing
  • 2: Choose your crops
  • 3: Fruiting vegetables
    • 1: Snake gourd
    • 2: Turkish orange aubergine
    • 3: Hyacinth beans
    • 4: Chickpeas
    • 5: Asparagus peas
  • 4: Salad vegetables
    • 1: Cucamelons
    • 2: Achocha
    • 3: Electric daisies
    • 4: Shiso
    • 5: Rat-tail radish
    • 6: Red orach
    • 7: Society garlic
  • 5: Leafy greens
    • 1: Ostrich ferns
    • 2: Sushi hosta
    • 3: Strawberry spinach
    • 4: Chrysanthemum greens
    • 5: Callaloo
    • 6: Walking-stick kale
    • 7: Huauzontle
    • 8: Salsola
  • 6: Roots, bulbs, and shoots
    • 1: Yacon
    • 2: Camas
    • 3: Dahlia yam
    • 4: Mashua
    • 5: Chinese artichoke
    • 6: Oca
    • 7: Taro
    • 8: Yarn bean
    • 9: Earth chestnut
    • 10: Skirret
    • 11: Elephant garlic
    • 12: Daylilies
  • 7: Grains and seeds
    • 1: Amaranth
    • 2: Quinoa
    • 3: Chia
    • 4: Sesame
    • 5: Strawberry popcorn
  • 8: Herbs and spices
    • 1: Fenugreek
    • 2: Wood sorrel
    • 3: Fish mint
    • 4: Water celery
    • 5: Turmeric
    • 6: Wasabi
    • 7: Japanese hardy ginger
    • 8: Tea
    • 9: Sweetleaf
    • 10: Meadowsweet
  • 9: Fruit
    • 1: Kiwiberry
    • 2: Finger lime
    • 3: Chilean guava
    • 4: Honeyberry
    • 5: Fuchsia berry
    • 6: Cape gooseberry
    • 7: Goji berry
    • 8: Chokeberry
    • 9: Hardy passion fruit
    • 10: Oregon grape
    • 11: White alpine strawberry
  • 10: Index
  • 11: Suppliers
  • 12: Acknowledgements

Additional information

GOR009419195
9780241302101
0241302102
Incredible Edibles: Grow Something Different in Your Fruit and Veg Plot by Matthew Biggs
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Dorling Kindersley Ltd
2018-03-01
224
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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