A productive, attractive vegetable garden bursting with colour and flavour forms the heart and soul of any garden, no matter how small. The satisfaction gained from knowing where your food has come from, that it is fresh, seasonal and free from toxic chemicals cannot be beaten. The Organic Vegetable Gardener allows you to discover the joy of growing your own mouth-watering organic crops, covering all aspects of preparation and cultivation through to harvesting. All the practical information youíll need to get started is covered, from choosing the best site to preparation and design. Sowing seeds, growing plants indoors and outdoors, in containers or in beds, crop rotation, dealing with pests and diseases and harvesting are also explained in detail. Finally, a comprehensive directory of popular vegetable species and varieties provides an easy-reference guide when choosing what to grow.
Former primary school head teacher Yvonne CutTCertson is a passionate writer and gardener. She holds a Royal Horticultural Society General Certificate in Horticulture (RHS General) and has contributed to many publications in the UK and US. Her previous titles for GMC Publications are Success with Herbs and Beginnerís Guide to Herb Gardening. Also available in the same series: Practical Allotments 9781861086402
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