The Fruit Gardener's Bible
29 May 2013, 10:05
2011 | EPUB | 25.35MB
Grow your own organic fruits, berries, and nuts! The Fruit Gardener’s Bible is the complete reference on planting, growing, caring for, and harvesting everything from strawberries, raspberries, and blueberries to orchard fruits like apples, pears, peaches, cherries, almonds, and walnuts. A perfect companion to the best-selling The Vegetable Gardener’s Bible, The Fruit Gardener’s Bible has all the information you need to successfully grow fruits and nuts at home.
Organic Vegetable & Fruit Growing Preserving Month by Month
29 May 2013, 07:50
2011 | EPUB | 1.39MB
Written by two acclaimed organic gardening experts, this is a book to trust, with its information presented in a clear, concise and logical way, including useful nutritional data. This organic kitchen garden manual enables first-time gardeners or green-fingered old hands to grow and eat wonderful fresh organic produce all year round.
It begins with general advice on organic gardening practice, including information on choosing tools, planning the plot, selecting the best varieties, preparing the soil, combating pests and diseases, harvesting, and more. It then advises the reader on what jobs to do when, in a well laid out 'Month-by-Month' section, which also contains special features and insights, hints and tips.
This is followed by an alphabetic 'Crop-by-Crop' section, listing 70 individual vegetables, fruits and herbs, each with its own particular information on sowing, planting, harvesting, specific pest control techniques and a selection of the most reliable varieties.
Next comes a 'Storing and Preserving' section, including storing crops like onions carrots and apples; making jams, chutneys and special oils and vinegars; freezing all sorts of vegetables and fruits; bottling a variety of crops; and drying herbs and fruits. This absorbing book can be enjoyed on the sofa, or taken into the kitchen or garden for instant reference. It is one of the most useful tools a gardener could ever wish for.
Grow Your Own Fruit and Veg in Plot, Pots Or Growbags
29 May 2013, 07:42
2008 | EPUB | 438.45KB
No longer do we need a walled vegetable garden to grow succulent fresh produce for the kitchen. Large patio pots and grow bags can bring this useful hobby to the smallest of spaces. This is a book that introduces the basics in a picture-packed format. Everything that you could want for your new personal eating experience is here, from veggies through herbs and fruits, to the kitchen and the recipes to use for it all. It's all very accessible and simply laid out. It guides you one step at a time to become a real gardener.