The Kitchen Gardener
There are many concerns about our fruit and vegetables today - everything from pesticides and GM to 'food miles' - so, in this timely, definitive new reference, 'The Kitchen Gardener' green-fingered guru Alan Titchmarsh provides all the information you'll need to enjoy the rich rewards of home produce from your own vegetable plot, allotment, patio or even window box.
Alan's passion for gardening and years of experience growing a huge variety of edibles bear fruit for everybody to share in this one complete volume. Divided into two sections - The Ground Rules, which sets out essential guidelines for any successful crop, and a Directory, which provides detailed A-Zs of fruit, veg and herbs - 'The Kitchen Gardener' starts from scratch, but is also ideal for those with some experience who might be growing edibles in a new way, perhaps in a small space that needs to look attractive, or on a new allotment.
Lavishly illustrated throughout with hundreds of photographs and artworks, 'The Kitchen Gardener' offers inspiration, authoritative in-depth knowledge and practical know-how. Whether you are looking to be self-sufficient, or just to grow a few herbs in a container, Alan's comprehensive guide is the essential companion.