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RHS Handbook: Growing Vegetables and Herbs The Royal Horticultural Society

RHS Handbook: Growing Vegetables and Herbs By The Royal Horticultural Society

RHS Handbook: Growing Vegetables and Herbs by The Royal Horticultural Society


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Summary

Royal Horticultural Society Growing Vegetables and Herbs is the new practical guide to the essential practice of growing your own food. It will show how to plan a productive plot, improve your soil, sow and grow up to 50 herbs and vegetables using the tastiest varieties for home eating.

RHS Handbook: Growing Vegetables and Herbs Summary

RHS Handbook: Growing Vegetables and Herbs: Simple steps for success by The Royal Horticultural Society

There is nothing quite like the taste of fresh vegetables and herbs that you have grown yourself. The author Guy Barter is the Royal Horticultural Society's best vegetable grower, with more than 20 years of growing and showing others how to grow. Demonstrating RHS best practice and using only the tastiest varieties, Guy shows how to make a productive plot in any size garden. From soil improvement to crop protection, pest control and top harvesting tips, with this book readers will be able to grow 50 of the most popular and tasty herbs and vegetables today. This book includes new veg crops such as super-healthy soya beans, tasty Asian greens and the fantastically trendy micro-veg that all the top chefs are raving about.

About The Royal Horticultural Society

This series is written by a team of Royal Horticultural Society experts in fruit, trees, ornamentals and hedges with decades of practical experience. The Royal Horticultural Society is at the forefront of a gardening revolution in which received wisdom is questioned and updated. This book is the result of more than 100 years of practical experience in gardens across the world. With this book, gardening practice is in safe hands.

Table of Contents

6-9 Introduction: why grow your own 10-27 Rules and Tools: climate, soils, planning, buying seeds, tools 28-45 Basic Techniques: digging, raised beds, manures, sowing and planting, watering. 46-63 Crop Protection: weeds, mulches, frames, windbreaks, pests and diseases 64-169 Vegetable Directory. Vegetables are grouped by family groups. 170-179 Herb Directory. Alphabetical listing 180-185 Sowing charts, harvesting times, 186 Glossary 190 Index 192 Acknowledgements

Additional information

GOR005143940
9781845335908
1845335902
RHS Handbook: Growing Vegetables and Herbs: Simple steps for success by The Royal Horticultural Society
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Octopus Publishing Group
2011-05-02
192
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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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