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:

Category: Gardening

Page: 176

View: 858

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.

RHS Little Book of Small-Space Gardening

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

Author: Kay Maguire

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN:

Category: Gardening

Page: 144

View: 478

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:

Category: Gardening

Page: 144

View: 185

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

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN:

Category: Gardening

Page: 176

View: 863

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.

The Kew Gardener's Guide to Growing Fruit

The art and science to grow your own fruit

Author: Kay Maguire

Publisher: White Lion Publishing

ISBN:

Category: Gardening

Page: 144

View: 681

A combination of botanical beauty and practical advice in The Kew Gardener’s Guide to Growing Fruit will inspire beginners and experienced growers to love and grow their own fruit. From growing from seed to harvesting, the projects will bring the wonderful world of fruit to life and produce confident, keen growers wanting to expand their experience of growing their own.

RHS Grow Your Own Veg & Fruit Bible

Author: Carol Klein

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN:

Category: Gardening

Page: 416

View: 400

'Easy-to-follow practical advice on growing fruit, vegetables, salads and herbs throughout the year no matter how big or small your garden.' Gardens Illustrated 'For those with rusty knowledge or who are just starting out on their kitchen garden journey, this detailed work, published in association with the RHS, is just what is required. Offering environmentally friendly methods for growing more than 75 fruits and vegetables, it contains everything you need to know, from making raised beds to training fruit trees.' The English Garden Highly-regarded gardener Carol Klein has collaborated with the Royal Horticultural Society to create a lavishly illustrated, easy-to-follow, practical and inspiring beginner's guide to everything you need to know to grow fruit, vegetables, salads and herbs all year round. With an approach that is environmentally friendly and easy, Carol gives all the advice you need to succeed. Beginners and experienced gardeners alike will be inspired by this indispensable reference for every gardener's bookshelf. Whatever the size of the garden, this is a book to convert readers to the pleasures of growing and harvesting their own food. From preparing a plot, planning what to plant, and how to grow any one of the 80 featured food plants, this is a book to which growers can return every year, whatever their level of expertise. Key techniques are shown in step-by-step photography and there are invaluable illustrated directories of the best varieties to select for best results. With her usual energy and enthusiasm, Carol Klein offers green-fingered advice for growing all your appetizing favourites plus many less familiar crops also. The material is taken from the bestselling RHS Grow Your Own: Veg and RHS Grow Your Own: Fruit.

RHS Step-by-Step Veg Patch

A Foolproof Guide to Every Stage of Growing Fruit and Veg

Author: Lucy Chamberlain

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN:

Category: Gardening

Page: 256

View: 276

Want to grow your own fruit or vegetables, but unsure how? RHS Step-by-Step Veg Patch contains brilliantly simple instructions on how to grow more than 50 different crops - perfect for beginners as well as keen gardeners. Look up the specific crop you want to grow, and follow the photos and practical advice on starting, nurturing, and harvesting. Choose your variety from more than 275 covered across the book, with galleries featuring unusual, exotic, or heirloom options for the most popular crops. Discover how to plan your space, whether it's a vegetable patch, a small raised bed, or just some containers (outside or inside!). Explore different planting themes to suit your needs and maximize your harvest. This updated edition contains the latest popular new cultivars and heirloom varieties and expanded troubleshooting information to help keep your plants healthy.

RHS Get Growing

A Family Guide to Gardening Inside and Out

Author: Holly Farrell

Publisher: White Lion Publishing

ISBN:

Category: Gardening

Page: 176

View: 109

Put the fun into gardening with this beautifully illustrated guide to growing plants indoors and out. For parents and children who enjoy engaging with the outdoors and want to do more activities together, this beautifully designed book explains how plants work, describes the building blocks of gardening, and shows how to grow everything from cacti to cucumbers. With great facts and practical projects, giving the reader a lot of information it's an ideal introduction for complete beginners, designed to inspire a life-long love of gardening.

RHS Fruit & Veg Box

Planting and Harvesting to Cooking and Preserving

Author: Royal Horticultural Society (Great Britain)

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Cooking

Page: 3

View: 565

The RHS Fruit and Veg Box is a beautiful gardening gift box collection taking you from planting and picking to plating and preserving with three expert growing guides- Grow Fruit and Veg in Pots, Step-by-Step Veg Patch, and Cook Your Crop. Learn how to grow over 50 types of fruit, vege les, and herbs in small spaces, become a master of pots and planting, and start your own vege le patch before cooking up tasty homemade recipes using your crop. Put your green fingers to the test in the garden and the kitchen by growing your own fresh produce and trying over 100 delicious dishes from blackberry brioche to sesame sweet potatoes. Bursting with step-by-step photography, foolproof growing advice, plant portraits, and finished recipes, all wrapped up in a beautiful gift box, The RHS Fruit and Veg Box is the ultimate guide to growing your own fruit and vege les and the perfect present for any gardener.

Grow Your Own Veg and Fruit Year Planner

What to Do When for Perfect Produce

Author: Royal Horticultural Society (Great Britain)

Publisher: Mitchell Beazley

ISBN:

Category: Fruit-culture

Page: 304

View: 907

Written by RHS experts with more than 50 years of combined growing experience, RHS Grow Your Own Veg & Fruit Year Planner provides the life-changing advice that gardeners need to grow a year-round supply of healthy fruit and vegetables for their table. The book starts with planning what to grow and where to grow it, whether that's an allotment, a series of containers, raised bed or veg patch, then how to get the best from your soil, and how to get started. Next, in season-by-season chapters, the book takes the reader from sowing to harvesting with simple, clear instructions that will help them stay on top of the challenges and joys of a productive garden. From apples to asparagus, raspberries to radishes, this book will show how to apply age-old techniques to get the most from your plot.