Author(s): Sarah O' Neil
A beginner s guide to vegetable gardening that includes weekly advice through the growing seasons, for anyone who wants to produce their own food at home. Planning begins in late winter, while the earth is cold and unproductive. Indoors, gardeners getorganized, ready for the warmer weather. With helpful advice, Sarah O Neil looks at making lists, taking measurements, consulting climate charts and explains the information on seed packets, withstep-by-step instructions about what needs to be done. Information provided in weekly segments helps gardeners to check their plants for signs, to estimatewhat needs to be done in the garden, as global climate change has affected the weather patterns ofprevious years. The most popular vegetables to grow are featured individually on self-contained pages, withinformation about what to expect it to look like and when to harvest presented for easy reference inone place. Text boxes provide learner gardeners with bluff your way terminology tips and horticulturaljargon is explained in simple terms. Planting and growing charts are illustrated with graphics andphotographs to show height and size obtained through a growing season. The perfect book for people who want to garden, but don t know how, Growing Vegetables is a simpleguide full of basic advice and will guide readers through the seasons, week by week."