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: 546

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: 810

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: 673

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.

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: 214

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 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: 755

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.

RHS Grow Your Own Veg & Fruit Bible

Author: Carol Klein

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN:

Category: Gardening

Page: 416

View: 758

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 Get Growing

A Family Guide to Gardening Inside and Out

Author: Holly Farrell

Publisher: White Lion Publishing

ISBN:

Category: Gardening

Page: 176

View: 453

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: 548

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.

RHS How to Grow Plants in Pots

Author: Martyn Cox

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN:

Category: Gardening

Page: 256

View: 951

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.

Grow Fruit and Veg in Pots

Fruits, Vegetables, Herbs

Author:

Publisher: DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)

ISBN:

Category: Container gardening

Page: 192

View: 988

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.