Complete Book of Vegetables, Herbs and Fruit
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|Format:||Paperback, 640 pages, New edition Edition|
|Other Information: ||1200 colour photos|
|Published In: ||United Kingdom, 21 September 2006|
"The Complete Book of Vegetables, Herbs and Fruit" is a comprehensive guide to selecting, cultivating, harvesting and cooking your own fresh produce at home. The coverage is phenomenal - from the care of asparagus through the seasons to the huge number of apples that can be grown in even the smallest spaces. The book combines lavish illustration with an accessible layout and details the cultivation, companion planting, pests and diseases and culinary, medicinal and cosmetic uses for each variety. It is a must-have for every gardener and cook..
About the Author
Matthew Biggs trained at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, writes for Gardener's World, is a regular panellist on BBC Radio 4's Gardeners' Question Time and lectures around the world. Jekka McVicar runs a flourishing herb farm near Bristol which is licensed by the Soil Association. A frequent gold medallist at Chelsea and other prestigious flower shows, she is undeniably the UK's leading authority on growing herbs Bob Flowerdew is the UK's foremost authority on organic gardening. He lectures for the Royal Horticulture Society and writes for many magazines. He is also a regular panellist on BBC Radio 4's Gardeners' Question Time.
|Publisher: ||Kyle Cathie|
|Dimensions: ||26.0 x 19.0 centimeters (1.94 kg)|