Through her very personal telling of the story behind the White House Kitchen Gardens, First Lady Michelle Obama examines how increased access to wholesome, affordable food can promote better eating habits and improved health. Mrs Obama describes how her daughters, Sasha and Malia, were the catalysts for change in her own fam... read more
The still popular blue jeans have their origins in the Old West frontier of San Francisco in the late 1800s. Gathered from collections around the world, here are never-before-seen pictures of antique Miners denim worn in the frontier communities of Nevada and California, including Levi denim that is over 120 years old. Over a... read more
As a 6-year-old, Don Burke started his own vegetable garden under the watchful eye of his father and grandfather. Now Don is known as Australia's foremost authority on all things gardening. This title covers all that you need to know to start and cultivate your own vegetable garden, including composting, pests, disease and more.
The interest in organic fruit and vegetables has never been greater. As people grow ever more suspicious of the chemicals used in food production, more and more gardeners are keen to grow their own vegetables and fruit while steering away from synthetic insecticides and pesticides. In this book John Fedor draws on both his tr... read more
Bob Flowerdale is passionate about fruit - about growing your own and enjoying the bounty that is available to us - and this passion runs through his immensely practical book. This reference work covers over 100 fruit and, for each one, Bob lists a range of species and varieties, details its history, cultivation, propagation ... read more
One Magic Square shows how, with a ten-minute effort, you can start your own productive food garden on a single square metre. By following these plot designs you can keep your labour pleasurable as your self-sufficiency increases. Take control of your own fresh food supply! Food gardening is the most intelligent adult endeavo... read more
|Author:||Royal Horticultural Society|
Written by RHS experts with more than 50 years of combined growing experience, "Grow Your Own Gardening Year" 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 all... read more
Smart Gardening is all you need for gardening success! You'll soon find that this clear and encouraging book will become your ultimate one-stop reference to growing your own food. Written for the southern hemisphere, it is designed for anyone who wants to harvest their own fruit and vegetables and generally live a more sustai... read more
Absolutely Everything You Need To Know About Growing Healthy Superfood Vegetables In Your Own Backyard.What are Superfood Vegetables? Superfood Vegetables are vegetables that are packed with phytochemicals or phytonutrients. The Superfood Gardener shows you how to take control of you and your family's health by showing you th... read more
The founders of Australia's Seed Savers' Network show how gardeners can protect the global food heritage - and eat it too. The seeds and growth cycles of 117 vegetables, culinary herbs and edible flowers are described in detail.
A visual feast of more than 500 colour photographs; features a range of kitchen garden designs, from classical to modern, and includes practical lists of suitable plants for kitchen gardens, including heirloom and rare varieties. Showcases some of the most beautiful kitchen gardens and potagers of France, America, Australia and the UK.
Fabian Capomolla and Mat Pember run a successful business installing edible gardens: in polystyrene boxes on balconies, in crates you can put anywhere in your backyard, or by creating no-dig, raised garden beds. After years of helping clients set up spaces to grow their own fruit and vegetables they believe anyone can create ... read more
One hundred years ago there were more than 5 000 varieties of tomatoes. The tomatoes we eat today are the most altered fresh food we serve. The original tomato that arrived in Europe 400 years ago, the Pomodoro (or Golden Apple) has become large, red, and gained the highest dissatisfaction rating of any vegetable. However, ... read more
lt has never been more important to embrace sustainability. ln the next four decades, we will need as much food as during the last 500 years. Outside the Magic Square considers issues of food security and offers solutions at the street, neighbourhood and global levels. Mixing gardening advice and food plot design with discus... read more
"More and more people are discovering the delights of freshly picked vegetables, and it is surprisingly easy and satisfying to grow them yourself. Whether you have a backyard vegetable patch or simply a balcony with pots, Vegetable Gardening is bursting with information and advice on growing your own delicious, healthy produc... read more
|Series:||RHS Simple Steps to Success|
From strawberries to salad leaves, this title gives you practical tips and guidance on how to get started, care for your crops and combat pests to guarantee success. It also includes step-by-step photographs, checklists and charts that ensures that you stay on the right track all year round.
|Author:||Jennifer Stackhouse & Debbie McDonald|
Growing fruit and vegetables in your own backyard, and feeding your family with food freshly harvested can be extremely rewarding. This is a guide to growing authentic produce at home - from purchasing your first seedlings, understanding the growth cycle, sourcing biological fertilisers, controlling pests and sustaining healt... read more
|Series:||River Cottage Handbook|
Herbs are the most liberating and confidence-boosting of ingredients: grow some and you feel like a proper gardener, bring some into the kitchen and you feel like a proper cook. They allow you to experiment and bring individuality to your cooking while, at the same time, anchoring you in sound culinary tradition because herbs... read more
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 speci... read more