Author(s): Good Housekeeping Institute
This is the beginner's guide to starting your own vegetable patch however big or small. The basic section at the beginning of the book guides you through the things you need to think about including how you want to plan your vegetable garden, crop rotation, planting and sowing seeds, feeding and nurturing your plants, tools and equipment, avoiding pests and diseases and harvesting and storing. There is a vegetable directory that is helpfully divided into sections of vegetable groups such as roots and tubers, peas and beans and shoots and stems. For each vegetable essential information is given on when to plant them, germination, spacing, time to maturity and yield. The main varieties for each vegetable are included so you can be as adventurous as you like. Other books in this exciting new series include: "Easy to Grow! Flowers" (9781843405399), "Easy to Grow! Herbs" (9781843405405) and "Easy to Grow! Pots & Containers" (9781843405412).