An allotment can be a source of abundant fresh fruit and vegetables for the home, as well as an oasis of calm for all the family to enjoy, but taking one on can be an intimidating prospect. This title offers easy-to-follow, practical information and advice on what to grow, when to harvest and how to store your produce.
Shows how simple it is to propagate plants by following a few basic techniques. This title helps you learn how to produce a flourishing garden filled with ornamental and edible plants, at very little expense. It features: A-Z directory with recommended propagation techniques for each plant; and guidance on promoting growth of young plants.
Successful gardens can be created in the smallest spaces. This practical shows how to transform even the tiniest outdoor area into an attractive garden. It is suitable for those wanting to create a private haven in limited space.
Founded in 1673 by the Society of Apothecaries, the Chelsea Physic Garden led the world for over 300 years in the research and classification of new plants. Sue Minter examines its history and many notable achievements.
Authoritative and easy-to-understand, Breed Your Own Vegetable Varieties: The Gardener's and Farmer's Guide to Plant Breeding and Seed Saving is the only guide to plant breeding and seed saving for the serious home gardener and the small-scale farmer or commercial grower.