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Salad Leaves for All Seasons Charles Dowding

Salad Leaves for All Seasons By Charles Dowding

Salad Leaves for All Seasons by Charles Dowding

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Known as the guru of no-dig, Charles Dowding has updated the definitive book on salad growing in this hardback, beautifully illustrated edition. In it he shows how to have tasty salad leaves all year round in a garden, balcony or windowsill, whatever the weather & grow healthy plants grown in healthy soil using organic, permaculture principles.

Salad Leaves for All Seasons Summary

Salad Leaves for All Seasons: Organic Growing from Pot to Plot by Charles Dowding

The definitive guide to salad leaves, with everything from sowing and growing leaves to delicious salad recipes. Salad leaves can flourish in a range of settings - whether on a windowsill, in your garden or on the allotment. This compendium of practical methods will inspire you to grow a wide variety of salads throughout the year, including lettuce, spinach, cabbage, beets, endives and chicories. Salad Leaves for All Seasons includes detailed information on how to grow micro-leaves using organic and permaculture principles, enabling you to enjoy fresh salad while also lowering your carbon footprint. Written by the guru of no-dig, Charles Dowding provides an overview of all you need to grow productive, healthy and tasty salads. He shares vital knowledge and gardening tips, from advice on indoor propagation to coping with slugs and other pests. The guide also includes delicious and imaginative recipes by Stephanie Hafferty, exploiting the fantastic flavours, colour and vitality of home-grown salad leaves. Learn the subtleties of salad seasons and virtues of different leaves throughout the year with this practical guide.

Salad Leaves for All Seasons Reviews

An essential book for every kitchen and garden * Nigel Slater, author & TV cook *
The number one book for anyone who loves salads * Anna Pavord, author and gardening columnist *
Charles is a passionate and accomplished gardener who grows vegetables of amazing flavour * Raymond Blanc *

About Charles Dowding

Charles Dowding is an organic gardener and author of many books on vegetable growing, contributing articles to leading gardening periodicals and teaching courses. He is an internationally recognized expert on organic, permaculture and no-dig gardening and appears regularly on radio and TV.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements Introduction Part One: Growing Leaves High Yields, Small Spaces, Special Methods Vital Knowledge for Successful Harvests Sowing, Planting and Harvesting through the Year Small Spaces and Micro Leaves Leaf Flavour Sowing, Raising, Sustaining Cosmic Leaves Unwanted Pests Part Two: Salad Leaf Seasons of Harvest Leafing through the Seasons Recipes for All Seasons Part Three: A Celebration of Outdoor Leaves Lettuce Endives and Chicories Leaves of the Cabbage Family Spinach, Chard and Beet Exotic Tastes and Colours Herbs and Flowers Outdoor Winter Salads Part Four: Indoor Sowing and Growing Indoor Sowing Salad leaves through the winter Resources Index

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Salad Leaves for All Seasons: Organic Growing from Pot to Plot by Charles Dowding
Used - Very Good
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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