Crops in Pots: 50 great container projects using vegetables, fruit and herbs

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9780600615514: Crops in Pots: 50 great container projects using vegetables, fruit and herbs

Nothing beats the taste of home grown fruit and vegetables! Even if you only have a tiny patio, balcony or just a windowsill, you can still grow a bountiful crop. Enjoy the simple pleasure of nurturing plants and reap the rewards of your harvest with simple and delicious recipe ideas. The 40 original and beautiful projects for containers in 'Crops in Pots' are great to look at and will be a constant source of fresh fruit, vegetables and herbs throughout the summer months. With easy-to-follow planting plans, detailed plant profiles, easy-care symbols and delicious recipe suggestions, anyone can grow fruit and vegetables, regardless of how much space they have. From apples and onions to strawberries and mint, the choice is endless!

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Bob Purnell is a writer, broadcaster, lecturer and award-winning garden designer who also runs a small nursery that specializes in container plants. He writes for numerous gardening publications including BBC Gardeners World.

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"The recipes in Wong's book offer remedies for a wide range of ailments -from sore throats to hot flashes to head lice...Wong says humans have been battling with insects for only a few thousand years. Plants, however, have been at war with insects for millions of years. 'Over that huge period, there's been time for them to evolve all sorts of unusual strategies, many of which are natural chemical weapons - insecticides - that exist in the environment that can be used in all manner of ways, ' he says. In his recipes, Wong says he hijacks what plants have evolved for themselves, and he uses that to treat humans and animals." -NPR's "All Things Considered" "A provocative title-which sounds even more provocative when you realize that the author's name rhymes with bong. Bonus! But back off, dude. This is actually a guide to growing home remedies - legitimate remedies - for a variety of legitimate ailments, from athlete's foot to water retention. And Wong is an ethnobotanist wh

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Bob Purnell
Published by Hamlyn (2007)
ISBN 10: 0600615510 ISBN 13: 9780600615514
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