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Build A Better Vegetable Garden

Author : Joyce Russell
ISBN : 0711238421
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 49.70 MB
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Following on from the hugely successful Polytunnel Book, Joyce and Ben Russell have devised 30 kitchen garden projects that anyone can make and enjoy. Not only do the projects add decorative detail to the garden, each project is devised to either extend the season, protect crops from pests or improve yields. Apart from the obvious cost-savings benefits from growing or making your own, the desire to work with craft fulfils the need to keep improving our patch of land. These compelling projects transform your vegetable plot into somewhere more productive, more attractive and more secure. From simple woodwork projects for cloches, tunnels and frames to gadgets that deter slugs and carrot root fly, these projects are well-designed as well as decorative. Each project includes step-by-step instructions as well as a list of materials and tools you'll need and a relative skills rating. Accompanying each project are growing tips and specific crop advice to help you make the most of your crop. To be enjoyed by gardeners of all levels and anyone who loves growing their own. Projects include: Leaf mould container; simple cloche; fruit cage; bean support; plant labels; herb bed; large bean frame; raised bed; poly cloche; plant propagator; boot scraper; mini greenhouse; drying cabinet; carrot fly protector; compost bins.
Category: Gardening

Greenhouse Gardening

Author : Jessie Cooler
ISBN : 9798617700130
Genre :
File Size : 40.7 MB
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Do you want to grow your own fruit and vegetables all year round? Do you have a greenhouse or are you planning to get one? Is this type of gardening new to you and you need help to get started? There is nothing better or more satisfying than growing your own food. Any gardener will tell you that your own fruit and veg always tastes better than mass produced food. And when you learn how to grow throughout all the seasons, it means that there will always be something tasty to eat that has come straight from your garden. Inside this fantastic audiobook bundle, you get two brilliant books that will set you on your way - Greenhouse Gardening: A Guide to Build a Greenhouse and Grow Vegetables, Herbs and Fruit, Foods and Plants and Greenhouse Gardening: An Advanced Guide to Build a Greenhouse and Grow Vegetables, Herbs and Fruits, Foods and Plants all Year-Round. Each one provides detailed and in-depth knowledge of what you will need in order to get the most from your greenhouse and covers things like: Building your own greenhouse Health and safety tips Making sure you buy the right size greenhouse for your available space Growing vegetables and exotic fruits Ways to heat your greenhouse Irrigation and humidification Electric installation Protecting your greenhouse from fire And lots more... Having a greenhouse means that you can grow a much wider selection of fruit and vegetable that are often impossible to grow outside. Suitable for anyone who is already greenhouse gardening and for those who have never tried it before, this audiobook bundle gets you started with the basics and allows you to progress to more complex matters quickly and seamlessly!

Kitchen Garden Revival

Author : Nicole Johnsey Burke
ISBN : 9780760366868
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 51.42 MB
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Elevate your backyard veggie patch into a work of sophisticated and stylish art. Kitchen Garden Revival guides you through every aspect of kitchen gardening, from design to harvesting—with expert advice from author Nicole Johnsey Burke, founder of Rooted Garden, one of the leading US culinary landscape companies, and Gardenary, an online kitchen gardening education and resource company. Participating in the grow-your-own movement is important to both reduce your food miles and control what makes it onto your family’s table. If you’ve hesitated to take part because installing and caring for a traditional vegetable garden doesn’t seem to suit your life or your sense of style, Kitchen Garden Revival is here to show you there’s a better, more beautiful way to grow food. Instead of row after row of cabbage and pepper plants plunked into a patch of dirt in the middle of the yard, kitchen gardens are attractive, highly tailored food gardens consisting of easy-to-maintain raised planting beds laid out in an organized geometric pattern. Offering both four seasons of ornamental interest and plenty of fresh, homegrown fruits, vegetables, and herbs, kitchen gardens are the way to grow your own food in a fashionable, modern, and practical way. Kitchen gardens were once popular features of the European and early American landscape, but they fell out of favor when our agrarian roots were displaced by industrialization. With this accessible and inspirational guide, Nicole aims to return the kitchen garden to its rightful place just outside of every backdoor. Learn the art of kitchen gardening as you discover: What characteristics all kitchen gardens have in common How to design and install gorgeous kitchen garden beds using metal, wood, or stone Why raised beds mean reduced maintenance What crops are best for your kitchen garden A planting, tending, and harvesting plan developed by a pro Season-by-season growing guides It's time to join the Kitchen Garden Revival and start growing your own delicious, organic food.
Category: Gardening

Gardening Basics For Dummies

Author : Steven A. Frowine
ISBN : 1118050622
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 44.74 MB
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You’re now officially out of excuses for not planting the garden of your dreams. Even if you’ve never sowed a seed nor pulled a weed, Gardening Basics For Dummies contains everything you need to know about flowers, beds, borders, trees, shrubs, and lawns to create your own private paradise. This friendly and informative guide also covers all of the tools and additives available to make gardening easier. You’ll discover: Clear definitions and descriptions of the different types of plants Tips on choosing the type of garden you want How to create a garden plan Easy-to-follow instructions for soil preparation Advice on planting, growing and caring for annuals and perennials Step-by-step plans for organic and edible gardens Plans for butterfly and children's gardens Packed with helpful tips on controlling pests safely, managing weeds, and correcting common gardening problems, Gardening for Dummies turns your brown thumb green in a hurry.
Category: Gardening

New Vegetable Garden Techniques

Author : Joyce Russell
ISBN : 9781781318461
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 26.91 MB
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This book is ideal for beginners, improvers and those serious about growing tasty, healthy organic fruit and vegetables. It will empower readers to grow food for a family, and help work out how to get the best results. Many books give sowing and growing instructions for a multitude of crops, but few give space to the techniques and tips that make gardening easier and that help anyone to grow healthy, sustainable food. Some of the techniques are developed from Joyce’s own trials and observations; others are classic techniques that are still useful now. With a bit more detail, and a step-by-step project, a technique becomes much easier to follow and understand. There’s something here for everyone: whether you grow in a small back yard and want to know how to raise salad in buckets, or if you have a large allotment where you want to improve pollination, or make your own liquid feeds. The book makes several promises to its readers. Firstly, by following its advice you will grow great fruit and vegetables. Next, the knowledge you gain will save you time as well as money. Third, you'll enjoy the gardening journey and the discoveries made along the way. Fourth, you'll find greener and cleaner ways of doing things, and you'll improve your skills, methods and habits. Find out how to rotate your vegetables so they stay healthy and well-fed, to preserve choice crops for the freshest taste, to improve the soil organically and sustainably, and to produce home made fertiliser from the leaves of your comfrey crop.
Category: Gardening

Making Vegetables Vol 1

Author : Shoshanna Easling
ISBN : 1937478025
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 57.95 MB
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Volume 1 introduces heirloom seeds, and the great need for them. You will find easy instructions on germinating seeds, nurturing seedlings, and then transferring them to your garden. It also features advice from the best heirloom seed experts in the world. It is packed with step-by-step instructions and full-color pictures that make it fun and easy to follow. Making Vegetables will teach you to build a hot box, cold box, greenhouse, and how to plant and care for an organic sustainable heirloom garden. With its simple and to-the-point perspective, Making Vegetables is an entertainingly instructive book. If you have ever wanted to grow a more delicious, nutritious, and all-around better vegetable, buy this book to discover how.
Category: Gardening

Vegetable Gardening For Dummies

Author : Charlie Nardozzi
ISBN : 0470555483
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 20.25 MB
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A hands-on guide to the ins and outs of raising and using vegetables Want to grow your own vegetables? You can do it the fun and easy way with this practical guide. From selecting the right spot to preparing the soil to harvesting, Vegetable Gardening For Dummies, 2nd Edition shows you how to successfully raise vegetables regardless of the size of your plot or your dietary needs. You'll discover how to plot your garden and get the soil in tip-top shape; select the types of vegetables you want to grow; plant the seeds properly; and care for them as they grow. You'll also know the right time to pick your vegetables and the best ways to enjoy them. Plus, you'll get tips on preserving foods grown at home. Expert advice on planting, caring for, harvesting, and enjoying the fruits of your own vegetable garden Features environmentally friendly ways to combat pests in your garden Charlie Nardozzi is senior horticulturist and spokesperson for the National Gardening Association; he's also been the gardening expert on such programs as HGTV's Today at Home and Way to Grow and the Discovery Channel's Home Matters Whether you have a green thumb or you've never grown a plant before, Vegetable Gardening For Dummies, 2nd Edition has all the information you need to create a healthy garden.
Category: Gardening

Vegetable Gardening For Beginners

Author : Emil C Johnson
ISBN : 9798656484459
Genre :
File Size : 89.69 MB
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Vegetable Gardening for BeginnersBy Emil C. Johnson FACT: There is nothing HEALTHIER and BETTER FOR YOU than GROWING YOUR OWN FOOD! About this book... Even if you don't have a lot of time for gardening, you can still have a productive vegetable garden, no matter the size. How? KEEP READING! There has never been a better time to work on your own healthy garden, Here's why: Not only will you GROW your own food but you can also get your children involved in gardening and show them how important it is to develop an understanding of plants and nature. Not only how to cultivate their own food but also some incredible, future-proof skills for when they introduce their own children to the joys of gardening in later life. Build YOUR Garden anywhere. Create perimeter gardens, spice up your entryway, grow food in your front yard, with Gardening the sky is literally the limit GROW more food in less space. You can set plants closer together so every square inch is productive. And small-space gardening techniques, such as succession planting and vertical supports, ensure that every square inch of space is used. Included in this book... Tips For Successful Gardening How Gardening Can Be Simple And Fun Things To Consider Before Planning YOUR Garden Easy Ways To Start Gardening Vegetable Gardening For Beginners The Best Veggies To Grow In YOUR Garden Focal Points Of A Vegetable Garden Instructions For Beginner Gardeners Although there are many books available at the moment starting your own Garden this book is different because it really takes you into the details, from planning your own raised garden to which are the best and most attractive crops you should be growing. Are you a keen gardener, keen to take your hobby or professional interest to the next level? If the answer is YES... Order Now! Scroll up and click "Buy NOW with 1-click" and download YOUR Copy TODAY!

Making Vegetables Vol 2

Author : Shoshanna Easling
ISBN : 1937478033
Genre : Cooking
File Size : 31.93 MB
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Volume 2 revolutionizes the vegetable. See page after page of beautiful color pictures with step-by-step directions on how to grow a more luscious garden. From a beautiful patio garden, to grandpa's big vegetable garden, you will love the fresh organic look and easy methods described in this book. Making Vegetables Volume 2 teaches you sustainable gardening, which involves saving seeds for the coming years. The book also features some of the world's best experts in sustainable gardening. It is packed with wonderful fresh recipes, and grandma's canning techniques. This book takes the mystery out of canning and puts joy into it. Volume 2 teaches you to grow, harvest, and can more colorful, better-tasting, vegetables that have a higher vitamin and mineral content. See and taste the difference.
Category: Cooking

Greenhouse Gardening

Author : Jason Johns
ISBN : 1539126196
Genre : Greenhouses
File Size : 65.73 MB
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"Greenhouse Gardening: A Beginners Guide To Growing Fruit & Vegetables All Year Round" is for anyone who wants to know how to get the most out of their greenhouse. Whether you want to extend your growing season, grow unusual plants or protect your valued plants from the frost a greenhouse is an essential tool for any gardener. Greenhouses are so useful but many people don't make the most of their greenhouse and it soon either gets filled with clutter or turns into a jungle of uncontrolled plants. This book provides you with a complete guide to growing any type of plant in a greenhouse and how to make the most of it. With the information in this book you will be able to avoid the many pitfalls and issues people encounter when buying, building and using their greenhouse. As you read this book you will learn everything you need to know about owning a greenhouse from choosing the best type of greenhouse to building the foundation and even buying used greenhouses. You will learn how a greenhouse can extend your growing season and let you grow plants that you would otherwise be unable to grow. In "Greenhouse Gardening: A Beginners Guide To Growing Fruit & Vegetables All Year Round" you will learn: How to buy a greenhouse whether new or used Choosign the best glass, floor, construction and foundation to ensure your greenhouse has a long life The difference between a greenhouse and a poly tunnel How to build a solid foundation for your greenhouse Why air-flow and cooling is so important and how to prevent humidity damaging your plants The best way to heat your greenhouse and the differences between the different heating systems How to irrigate your greenhouse to automatically water your plants and protect them from heat damage The difference between growing in the ground versus growing in containers To secure your greenhouse against the wind and protect it from damage How to start seedlings successfully in your greenhouse Growing tomatoes, chillies, peppers, citrus plants, squashes, cucumbers, grapes, tropical plants and more in your greenhouse Preparing your greenhouse for spring time Overwintering your greenhouse and extending your growing season Avoiding the potential problems associated with owning a greenhouse The potential diseases and pests you will encounter in your greenhouse How to ensure your plants are pollinated in your greenhouse Growing year round in your greenhouse The best way to clean your greenhouse to avoid potential problems A greenhouse is an essential tool for any gardener, particularly those in cooler areas and can make a difference between your tomatoes ripening and you having fried green tomatoes! When you read this book you will avoid the many frustrations a greenhouse owner can face, with all the information you need to successful grow in a greenhouse. Enjoy owning your greenhouse as "Greenhouse Gardening: A Beginners Guide To Growing Fruit & Vegetables All Year Round" explains all about the potential pitfalls and how to avoid them. Discover the many benefits of owning a greenhouse today and how you can grow your own vegetables, plants and flowers all year round!
Category: Greenhouses