with 30 step-by-step projects using vegetables, fruit and herbs
Author: Kay Maguire
Publisher: Mitchell Beazley
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.
With 30 Step-by-step Projects Using Vegetables, Fruit, and Herbs
Author: Kay Maguire
Category: Container gardening
'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.
Discover the essential techniques to growing more than 60 vegetables, fruits, herbs and flowers in containers. With this book you can use the best varieties and techniques to turn the tiniest space into a productive and attractive growing space. Follow 30 tried-and-tested 'recipes' to choose top-tasting combinations such as growing tomato with basil, vegetables that thrive in small spaces, and grow-your-own fruit salads. Discover the essential techniques that every container gardener needs to know, and use the crop directory to find out the best way to grow more than 60 vegetables, fruits, salads, herbs and edible flowers. This is the sixth title in the bestselling Grow Your Own series.
50 cool containers planted with fruit, vegetables and herbs
Author: Bob Purnell
Publisher: Hachette UK
There are few things more rewarding than picking your own homegrown ingredients for a salad, pasta dish or stew. The flavour of freshly harvested produce is far superior to anything you can buy in the supermarket. What's more, you have the satisfaction knowing that it was your own handiwork, and you're able to control whether or not to use chemicals. You don't need a huge amount of space in order to get a worthwhile crop. A wide range of edible plants can be grown successfully in containers and many are just as much a delight to the eye as to the tastebuds. This book has 50 great ideas for growing fruit and vegetables in containers. Your hanging baskets, window boxes and pots will be colourful, beautiful to look at and produce plentiful crops.
Easy-grow Ideas for Balconies, Window Boxes & Other Outdoor Areas
Author: Kay Maguire
Publisher: Hachette UK
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.
Creative ideas and 30 projects for balconies, roof gardens, windowsills and terraces
Author: Kay Maguire,Tony Woods
Publisher: Mitchell Beazley
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.
Grow Fruit shows just how easy it is to - you guessed it! - grow your own fruit. You don't need a huge garden or a dedicated orchard. It's possible to get a perfectly good harvest from plants grown in containers on balconies or patios and from even the smallest of town gardens. Pick the right varieties for the conditions you've got, invest in a bit of planning and preparation, follow the instructions contained in these pages, and you can be harvesting and eating your own strawberries, plums, pears, apricots, blackberries, redcurrants, melons, and figs.
The complete guide to planting, picking and preserving chillies
Author: Kay Maguire
Publisher: Hachette UK
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.
This book is aimed at the majority of us who live in terraced houses, high rise flats, town houses and semi-detached properties with a small garden and often nowhere to grow but the patio. It shows how to make the most of pots and planters; how to plan for a reasonable yield; and how never to run out of at least something to special eat. You might not have all the space in the world, but you can enjoy all the flavour in the world. With the step-by-step instructions in this book you will be able to grow, nurture and harvest your own fruit, vegetables and herbs in a range of pots and containers, including recycled ones such as plastic milk bottles, and kitchen sinks.
Want to grow your own vegetables and food, but don't have enough space for a garden? Don't let lack of space get in the way of growing healthy, organic foods at home. Apartment dwellers, schoolteachers, and anyone else who wants to grow a lot of food in a little space will find a great small garden resource in Grow All You Can Eat in 3 Square Feet. Small-space gardeners, find your start in Grow All You Can Eat in 3 Square Feet, packed with information on window boxes, potted plants, patio gardening, raised beds, small square-foot gardening, container gardening, and everything else related to growing your own small garden. Whether you want to grow a full garden, grow tomatoes, grow an herb garden, or just pick up great tips for small gardens, Grow All You Can Eat in 3 Square Feet is the resource you need.
35 ideas for growing vegetables, fruits and herbs in containers
Author: Deborah Schneebeli-Morrell
Publisher: Ryland Peters & Small
Get the best out of any type of garden without spending a fortune, whether it's a small window box or a hard patio, with Deborah Schneebeli-Morrell's brilliant guide to growing crops in pots. Using containers or pots as a base for your gardening is so versatile - try making an eye-catching design feature by growing nasturtiums in a galvanized mop bucket, or grow parsley and basil on your window ledge in a kitchen colander. Growing your own crops is not only rewarding and fun, but you'll be doing your bit for the environment too, as well as being able to ensure that all your crops are produced organically, whilst saving money at the same time. This book is packed with tips and techniques, from companion planting to deter pests to choosing the right container for the right crop, along with a wealth of other gardening advice. Grow Your Own Vegetables in Pots tempts the novice gardener to get growing and the more experienced gardener to grow organically, producing crops that are a pleasure to grow, harvest and eat.Deborah Schneebeli-Morrell grows crops on her city roof terrace and has created an eclectic allotment on a spectacular site in London. She also works a large garden in Wiltshire, where she practises the complementary craft of bee-keeping. She is dedicated to both flowers and vegetables, and grows all her produce organically. Deborah's other passions include art and craft; she originally trained in fine art and is an award-winning artist. She has written over 20 practical craft books, including Grow Your Own Herbs in Pots and Decorating Pumpkins and Gourds (both published by CICO Books).
No month-by-month journal has ever made it so easy for the gardener to get the most from their veg plot. Carol Klein and the RHS experts consider every stage in the process. From buying seed, sowing, planting and feeding, to harvesting and effective storage.
Grow Your Own for Kids! shows budding gardeners how to grow the tastiest and best fruit and vegetables alongside some of their favorite owers. As the desire for outside living, fresh food and healthy activity continues to build, this inspiring book can be enjoyed by children alongside parents, grandparents and friends of all ages. Thirty easy-to-follow step-by-step projects show how to sow and grow key vegetables including tomatoes, eggplants and pumpkins, child-friendly fruits such as strawberries, raspberries and blueberries, and other plants such as sun owers. Kids will also learn how to keep their plants healthy, how to encourage birds and insects into the garden, and how to make a scarecrow. In addition to providing invaluable advice so kids can grow their own fruit and vegetables, there is fun scientific information as well as simple recipes for using the produce they grow.
Everything You Need to Know to Garden Like a Professional
Author: Simon Akeroyd,Dr Ross Bayton
Publisher: Hachette UK
Keen amateur gardeners and aspiring professionals can learn from the expertise of the RHS with this handy guide. It doesn't matter if you're an old hand at gardening or just starting out, there are always things to discover and opportunities to improve, whether it's mastering a new technique or brushing up on your botany. RHS Gardening School is the perfect guide for gardeners who want to learn. Inside you'll find chapters on: Understanding plants Everyday garden care Problem solving Planting design Gardening through the year and much more. Hands-on guidance and step-by-step instructions explain topics such as pruning, pest and diseases, weed removal and caring for lawns. Expert gardeners explain the underlying principles in plain English, while clear diagrams and beautiful photographs inspire and inform. Become a better, smarter, more productive gardener with this complete guide to horticulture in one handy book.
Creative Ways to Grow Herbs, Fruits, and Vegetables in Your Home
Author: Zia Allaway
Grow herbs, vegetables, and flowers in your home that look amazing and taste even better with Indoor Edible Garden. Featuring 28 innovative step-by-step projects, Indoor Edible Garden is a highly visual guide full of practical tips and stylish ideas for how to create edible indoor gardens using whatever space you have available-from balconies and windowsills to countertops, walls, and even ceilings. Inspiring from the start, this book shows off its lush garden projects through beautiful design and full-color photographs. Reference more than 30 profiles of the top herbs, edible flowers, fruiting plants, and vegetables, then, follow DIY project templates to grow your gardens into beautiful home decor. The step-by-step instructions include how to create a hanging garden "globe" with chili and basil plants, how to make the growing area for herbs just right so they will flourish, and more. Plus, Indoor Edible Garden includes straightforward explanations of scientific methods such as artificial lighting and hydroponics and key techniques for planting, drainage, and harvesting. Indoor Edible Garden helps create stunning and edible home decor so your living space will be fruitful-and beautiful-all year round.
What do avocados, apples, mangos and tomatoes have in common? The answer is that they can all be grown at home, for free, from pips that you would otherwise throw into the recycling bin. / RHS Plants from Pips shows you how to grow a range of fruit and vegetables, indoors and out, with minimum equipment and experience. This complete guide covers everything from the science of how plants grow to how to deal with pests and other problems. Find out what to grow, what to grow it in and when and where to grow it for the best results. Packed with colourful photographs and step-by-step illustrations, this is the perfect way to introduce beginners of all ages, from 6 to 60, to the joys of watching things grow.
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.
Easy ways to transform your garden for year-round enjoyment *Simple advice on how to choose the right seeds, grow delicious organic vegetables, and ensure a bumper crop *Step-b-step guides show you exactly what to do *Expert tips and techniques guarantee success *For gardening that gets results
Describes how to grow your own organic produce in small spaces, detailing how to make a raised bed or a hanging basket to maximize every square foot of valuable space and how to manage seed collecting, successional gardening and companion planting methods. Original.