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The Complete Book of Vegetables, Herbs & Fruit The Definitive Sourcebook for Growing, Harvesting and Cooking

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By: Matthew Biggs(Author), Jekka McVicar(Author), Bob Flowerdew(Author)
704 pages, colour photos
Publisher: Kyle Books
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  • The Complete Book of Vegetables, Herbs & Fruit ISBN: 9780857833488 Edition: 2 Hardback Sep 2016 Usually dispatched within 1-2 weeks
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Matthew Biggs, Jekka McVicar and Bob Flowerdew, the hosts of BBC Radio 4's Gardener's Question Time, provide a comprehensive guide to selecting, cultivating, harvesting and cooking your own fresh produce with The Complete Book of Vegetables, Herbs & Fruit.

Complete with lavish illustrations, The Complete Book of Vegetables, Herbs & Fruit is perfect for anyone who would like to grow their own produce but feels like they need a helping hand with getting started. It details the cultivation and companion planting alongside the pests and diseases each produce may attract.

It also reveals the culinary, medicinal and cosmetic uses for each variety. In fact, there are 600 recipes to try that make use of over 70 vegetables 100 herbs and 100 popular fruits. It's an essential book for any gardener or cook.

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Biography

Matthew Biggs trained at the Royal Botanic Gardens Kew and appeared on Channel 4's Garden Club. He writes for Gardener's World magazine and lectures around the world. He is the co-author of GQT Plant Chooser and GQT Techniques and Tips for Gardeners.

Jekka McVicar has run her herb farm for 22 years. She has been awarded 59 RHS gold medals. She is well known for her regular appearances on TV and radio gardening and cookery programmes.

Bob Flowerdew is Britain's leading organic gardener. He is a regular panellist on BBC Radio 4's Gardener's Question Time. His previous books include Grow Your Own, Eat Your Own, Going Organic, The Gourmet Gardener and Bob Flowerdew's Organic Bible.

Handbook / Manual
By: Matthew Biggs(Author), Jekka McVicar(Author), Bob Flowerdew(Author)
704 pages, colour photos
Publisher: Kyle Books
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'Even if you never get round to growing a fraction of the varieties described, you will find much in this book to entertain you' (Max Davidson, The Express)'Gone are the days when the vegetable plot was home only to potatoes, carrots and cabbages. Now the range can be extended to include the unusual, exotic and gourmet delicacies' (Adam Pasco, The Daily Telegraph).'The ordinary mingle with the extraordinary with details of more than 150 recipes from around the world' (BBC Gardener's World).'A vegetable book like no other...perfect for gardener, botanist or cook' (Image Magazine).

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