RHS Grow Your Own: Crops in Pots

with 30 step-by-step projects using vegetables, fruit and herbs

Author: Kay Maguire

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1784725404

Category: Gardening

Page: 176

View: 1021

Winner of the Practical Book of the Year 2013 at the Garden Media Guild Awards. RHS Grow Your Own Crops in Pots is the natural successor to Carol Klein's bestselling RHS Grow your own Veg, which has sold more than 300,000 copies since publication. With this book you can turn the tiniest space into a productive and attractive plot, using the best varieties and techniques. Follow 30 tried-and-tested container recipes for top tasting crop combinations such as tomato with basil, fruit salads and cut-and-come-again vegetables. Discover the essential techniques that every container-gardener should know and use the crop directory to find out the best way to grow more than 60 vegetables, fruit, salads, herbs and edible flowers.

Grow Your Own Crops in Pots

With 30 Step-by-step Projects Using Vegetables, Fruit, and Herbs

Author: Kay Maguire

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781845336868

Category: Container gardening

Page: 176

View: 6894

'Grow Your Own Crops in Pots' is the natural successor to Carol Klein's bestselling 'Grow Your Own Veg, which has sold more than 300,000 copies since publication. With this book you can turn the tiniest space into a productive and attractive plot, using the best varieties and techniques. Follow 30 tried-and-tested container recipes for top tasting crop combinations such as tomato with basil, fruit salads and cut-and-come-again vegetables. Discover the essential techniques that every container-gardener should know.

RHS Little Book of Small-Space Gardening

Easy-grow Ideas for Balconies, Window Boxes & Other Outdoor Areas

Author: Kay Maguire

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1784724904

Category: Gardening

Page: 144

View: 7357

Make the most of your balconies and windowsills with this handy gardening guide from the author of the award-winning RHS Grow Your Own Crops in Pots. RHS Little Book of Small-space Gardening is packed with practical information and inspirational ideas for anyone who wants to grow plants in a variety of outside spaces, from balconies to stairways, windowsills to doorsteps. Look inside to discover a host of creative step-by-step projects, such as speedy salads, wildlife pots, fragrant baskets and green garden walls. Handy plant profiles tell you what's best to grow in a variety of conditions, such as wind, shade and drought. Whether you choose to start with a simple pot or tackle a more ambitious project, with this beautifully illustrated book you'll soon see how even the smallest spaces can be amazing growing spaces.

RHS Red Hot Chilli Grower

The complete guide to planting, picking and preserving chillies

Author: Kay Maguire

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1784725013

Category: Gardening

Page: 144

View: 5436

From 'Hungarian Hot Wax' to 'Red Savina', and 'Scotch Bonnet' to 'Elephant's Trunk', chillies come in dozens of shapes, colours and degrees of spiciness - from sweet and succulent to blow-your-head-off hot. RHS Red Hot Chilli Grower provides everything you need to grow your own chillies from scratch, with step-by-step instructions for sowing seeds, caring for the plants, harvesting the fruit and troubleshooting common problems. Chilli-lovers will also find plenty of background information, such as a short history of the chilli and a guide to Scoville heat units (the official measurement of spicy heat), as well as tasty tips for enjoying the fruits of your work. Packed with charts, checklists, photographs and illustrations, this is the perfect guide to the world of grow-your-own chillies.

RHS Big Ideas, Small Spaces

Creative ideas and 30 projects for balconies, roof gardens, windowsills and terraces

Author: Kay Maguire,Tony Woods

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 178472338X

Category: Gardening

Page: 176

View: 517

Bestselling author Kay Maguire and RHS Young Designer of the Year Tony Woods provide stylish design ideas, growing tips and advice to help readers turn even the tiniest outdoor space into a beautiful and life-affirming oasis. With 30 step-by-step projects, RHS Big Ideas, Small Spaces shows the urban gardener how to transform balconies, walls, windowsills, rooftops and the smallest of yards. Discover the best planting plans for your garden, with ideas for hanging planted screens, mobile gardens, balcony rail planters and potted shelves. Learn the things you need to know to get your garden started, and how to overcome common problems, and ensure your garden, however small, is beautiful all year round.

Red Hot Chili Garden

Die besten Sorten anbauen, ernten und verwerten

Author: Kay Maguire

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783835414860

Category:

Page: 144

View: 8633

Das grosse Buch der Selbstversorgung

Author: Dick Strawbridge,James Strawbridge

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783831018222

Category:

Page: 256

View: 2274

Die Autoren bewirtschaften eine Farm in Cornwall und geben praxisnahe Ratschläge und für eine universelle Selbstversorgung - von alternativen Energien bis zum Brotbacken. Auch Stadtbewohner finden nützliche Anregungen.

Gemüse für jeden Garten

Author: Alan Buckingham

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783831013494

Category: Gemüsegarten - Ratgeber

Page: 352

View: 7812

Leon - Familie & Freunde

Author: Kay Plunkett-Hogge,Georgia Glynn Smith,John Vincent

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783832194727

Category:

Page: 302

View: 1742

Design trifft Natur

Die modernen Gärten des Piet Oudolf

Author: Piet Oudolf,Noël Kingsbury

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783800179602

Category: Nature

Page: 280

View: 5791

Grow Fruit and Veg in Pots

Fruits, Vegetables, Herbs

Author: N.A

Publisher: DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)

ISBN: 9781409323389

Category: Container gardening

Page: 192

View: 6183

The essential guide to growing fruit and veg in small spaces, indoors and out No room for a veg patch? RHS How to Grow Fruit & Veg in Pots demonstrates how salads, vegetables, herbs and fruit can flourish in pots in even the tiniest town garden, as well as on a balcony or windowsill. All the edibles featured have been specially chosen to grow well in containers and growbags, producing an abundant harvest. The RHS show how to make the best of a small space - planting hanging baskets with tomatoes, chillies, and strawberries and growing beans and other plants that will scramble up walls and fences. Packed with exciting ideas for design and practical growing tips, plants have been organised by growing conditions and key qualities to direct you to just what you need. Detailed advice for each crop includes information on suitable pot size and compost, location, planting up, pest protection, watering and feeding and harvesting. Troubleshoot any problems that you may encounter using the handy help section and find solutions for common plant diseases and pests to keep your pots looking perfect. No matter how large or small your space, RHS How to Grow Fruit & Veg in Pots will give you all the information you need to create your own Garden of Eden. Previously published as RHS How to Grow Plants in Pots.

RHS How to Grow Plants in Pots

Author: Martyn Cox

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 1405372540

Category: Gardening

Page: 256

View: 9718

The essential guide to growing plants in small spaces, indoors and out Dress up your patio with flowers, create your own vegetable patch on a balcony or bring impact and style to your conservatory with RHS How to Grow Plants in Pots. Packed with exciting ideas for design and practical growing tips, plants have been organised by growing conditions and key qualities to direct you to just what you need. Troubleshoot any problems that you may encounter using the handy help section and find solutions for common plant diseases and pests to keep your pots looking perfect. No matter how large or small your space, RHS How to Grow Plants in Pots will give you all the information you need to create your own Garden of Eden.

Big Ideas for Small Spaces

Creative Ideas and 30 Projects for Balconies, Roof Gardens, Windowsills and Terraces

Author: Kay Maguire,Tony Woods

Publisher: Firefly Books

ISBN: 9781770858695

Category: Gardening

Page: 224

View: 5386

A practical guide to creating a green oasis in the city. Big Ideas for Small Spaces is for anyone with a small outdoor space that they wish to "green up." While the projects and advice are valuable to any gardener, they are especially useful to urbanites surrounded by concrete who nonetheless want to enjoy the soothing environment of a garden. Thirty step-by-step projects show how to transform balconies, windowsills, rooftops, pocket-sized patios, even walls, into features of lush greenery, grasses and blooms. They reveal how to create space for perennials, herbs, vegetables, bulbs for season-long flowers, and even shrubs or small trees, as well as seating, tables, lighting, and decorative elements. The first four sections provide expert advice with numerous illustrated examples: 1. Garden Anywhere -- Why small spaces are different (Microclimates, Wind, Shade, Pollution, Access, Water, Weight, Privacy); Why get growing? (Beauty, the Environment, Health, Wildlife, Pollution, Crime, Community) 2. Where Does Your Garden Grow? -- Making the most of your space (Container growing, Raised beds, Walls, Windowsills, Rooftops, Balconies, Patios, Side yards) 3. Think Outside the Box -- Design tricks (Focal points, Breaking up a small space, Boundaries, Color, Creative containers, Lighting, Water, Mirrors, Storage, Seating) 4. The Projects - The projects include "You Will Need" checklists, tip boxes, and step-by-step photographs. They use inexpensive or repurposed materials, standard tools, and are exceptionally easy to do. Vertical - Green wall pallet; Succulent picture frame; Gutter planters; Hanging planted screen; Pocket planters; Instant green wall; Slatted and hanging chain screens; Mirror wall Hanging and Highrise - Shady hanging basket; Hanging herbs; Triple hanging baskets; Pots on hooks; Potted shelves; Balcony rail planters Pots and Planters - Pots for year-round interest; Tin can salad bar; Skinny balcony planter; Crates of produce; Wildlife windowbox; Chunky trough; Pond in a pot Down on the Ground - Raised bed seat, Green roof, Paving slab garden; Herby table planter; Gabon coffee table; Balcony bench; Below-bench planter; Mobile garden. 5. Get Growing - This section covers the nuts and bolts of gardening, including what tools and materials you need, how to choose and buy plants and how to care for them, and solutions to common problems. From a hideaway space outside an apartment window to a windy rooftop overlooking the city, Big Ideas for Small Spaces has something for every urbanite desperate for the freshness of greenery and flowers.

Ein Jahr in der Natur

Entdecke die wunderbare Welt vor deiner Haustür

Author: Kay Maguire

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783551250353

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 80

View: 870

RHS Fruit and Veg Box

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781740332026

Category:

Page: 3

View: 867

"Bursting with step-by-step photography, foolproof growing advice, plant portraits and finished recipes, Fruit and Veg Box is a beautiful gift box collection that takes you from planting and picking to plating-up and preserving with three expert growing guides- Step-by-Step Veg PatchA Understand, in detail, how to plant and nurture over 60 different vegetables, fruits, and herbs A Follow clear photographic advice on all the essentials, from preparing your plot to picking your produce A Decide what to grow and how to ensure that you have a good selection - even in a small space A Discover the reliable fruit and vegetable varieties that taste superb and crop well Grow Fruit and Veg in PotsA Follow simple growing techniques and expert advice for every crop, and be inspired by design ideas that are a feast for the eyes A Discover what fruit and veg you can grow in containers and how to get the best possible crop A Raise salads in a matter of days, grow your own salsa mix or have a mini orchard Veg Patch CookbookA Cook your way through the growing year with this bumper crop of over 100 seasonal recipes A Eat with variety - recipes for soups, salads, side dishes, mains, and desserts, to bring out the best from your garden A Deal with a glut - ideas for preserving the harvest, including chutneys, jams, jellies, pickles, and bottled fruit and veg A Keep it fresh - tips on when to pick each crop in its prime, how best to store or eat fresh, and options for freezing"