Growing Your Own Fruit & Veg for Dummies

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Save money and eat fresh with this hands-on guide to home-growing. Growing your own produce is the only way to enjoy delicious, garden-fresh fruit and veg all year round. This practical manual gives you the lowdown on everything from finding the right tools and choosing which plants to grow, to nurturing your crops and bringing in your first harvest. The easy-to-follow advice will help you get started straight away and become a confident and successful kitchen gardener. Includes:* Get going with growing - discover which plants are best for you and how to make the most of your outdoor space * Prepare your plot - learn how to set up and maintain healthy beds for your fruit and vegetables * Grow tasty veg - choose your favourite veggies from asparagus and broccoli to courgettes, sweet corn and many more * Grow your own fruit salad - get quick results from fast-growing berries and learn to nurture slow-growing tree fruit and exotic greenhouse produceA brilliant read for those looking to grow their own fruit and vegetables.This paperback book has 420 pages and measures: 23 x 18.7 x 2.5cm.

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"...an expert hands–on guide to growing delicious fruit and veg..." (50Connect.co.uk, March 5th 2009)

"...much that seasoned veg growers will learn here...user friendly layout" (Amateur Gardening, June 20th 2009) 

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As environmental issues move into the mainstream and the popularity of organic food increases, people are more aware than ever about the importance of the quality of the food they eat, as well as being more concerned about how food is produced. 'Growing your own' is seen as the most ethical, eco-friendly and healthy option - resulting in cheaper, fresher and tastier food - and is the only way of knowing exactly what you're eating.Whether readers want to grow produce in an allotment, in their gardens, or even in a hanging basket or pot, this handy guide takes readers step-by-step through the planting process. It provides clear, easy-to-follow expert advice, so you can get started in the garden right away, build your knowledge and confidence and become a successful back garden or allotment gardener. It gives you the low-down on everything from assessing your plot and getting your hands on the right tools, to choosing the plants to grow, nurturing your crops and bringing in your harvest. The chapters include; Getting Going With Growing, Preparing Your Plot, Growing Tasty Vegetables, and Growing Your Own Fruit Salad.

About the author - Geoff Stebbings is the Editor of "Garden Answers", having previously worked as a writer on "Garden News" and as a freelance garden author. Geoff trained at the Royal Botanic Gardens in Kew and is a regular speaker at garden clubs.

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