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The Complete Vegetable Grower

By: John Harrison
240 pages, colour photos, illus
Publisher: Constable
The Complete Vegetable Grower
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Whether you're lucky enough to have your own garden, run an allotment or only have enough room for a few pots and containers, you can successfully grow your own fresh vegetables to feed your family. John Harrison's practical guide gives you all the information you need to prepare the soil and start sowing your seeds. Learn all about: preparing the vegetable patch; getting the most from your land; tackling weeds and pests; benefiting from greenhouses and polytunnels; making your own compost and organic fertilizers; successional growing; and, saving and sowing your own seed. It includes a month-by-month guide to help you plan your gardening year.

"The Complete Vegetable Grower" contains, in one comprehensive volume, all John's tips and tried-and-tested methods for successful vegetable growing. It includes an indispensable A to Z guide to vegetables, month-by-month advice to help you plan your gardening year, and an easy-to-follow sowing and harvesting chart. And, for the first time, his practical advice is illustrated with hundreds of beautiful colour photos.

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John Harrison has been growing vegetables for over 30 years. He has been a member of Garden Organic (previously the Henry Doubleday Research Association) since 1976 and is also a member of the National Vegetable Society, currently serving as Secretary for Crew and Nantwich District. He runs the UK's Number One allotment website: www.allotment.org.uk.
By: John Harrison
240 pages, colour photos, illus
Publisher: Constable
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