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Grow Your Own Gardening Year

Handbook / Manual

By: Royal Horticultural Society

304 pages, 300 illus

Mitchell Beazley

Hardback | Oct 2009 | #182314 | ISBN-13: 9781845335311
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About this book

Written by RHS experts with more than 50 years of combined growing experience, this book provides the advice gardeners need to grow a year-round supply of healthy fruit and vegetables for their table. The book starts with planning what to grow and where to grow it, whether that's an allotment, a series of containers, raised bed or veg patch, then how to get the best from your soil, and how to get started.

In season by season chapters, the book takes the reader from sowing to harvesting with simple clear instructions that will help them stay on top of the challenges and joys of a productive garden.


Foreword INTRODUCTION Growing in a small space know your plot prepare the plot All about growing Extending the season Coping with problems Planning what to grow THE GARDENING YEAR Early spring Mid spring Late spring Early summer Mid summer Late summer Early autumn Mid autumn Late autumn Early winter Mid winter Late winter REFERENCE SECTION Sowing/harvesting calender Pest/disease directory Glossary Index Acknowledgements

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The Royal Horticultural Society is at the forefront of a gardening revolution in which received wisdom is questioned and updated. Put together by an army of RHS experts, 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.

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