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Jan 17, 2011
| ISBN 9780756673895
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Jan 17, 2011 | ISBN 9780756673895
From sowing and planting to growing and harvesting, this book contains the essential skills you need to get the most from your garden’s bounty. It’s easy to have great crops in the summer, but this eye-opening book provides year-round tips for planning your crop so you can eat your gardens’ delicious gifts into the winter months and throughout the early-spring gap when little is ready to harvest. Featuring over eighty crops from winter roots though to spring greens, speedy summer salads, and fall fruits, this beautifully illustrated, step-by-step guide will give you everything you need to have a plentiful harvest year-round. Jo Whittingham, a gardener and gardening author who has written several books and articles for gardening magazines, lays out how to keep your crops coming month-by-month. Whittingham shares her secrets to continual success whether you have a large kitchen garden or just a small yard or balcony. Though storing, freezing, and preserving, along with advice on winter crops and potted herbs, Backyard Harvest is certain to put freshness on the table no matter what the seasons bring.
Jo Whittingham is a gardener and writer with a postgraduate degree in horticulture from the University of Reading and a passion for growing fruits and vegetables. Awarded the Garden Writers’ Guild News Journalist of the Year in 2004, she writes… More about Jo Whittingham
“Use this beautifully illustrated month-by-month guide to find out when crops ripen, what to plant, what to do to keep crops healthy, what to harvest.” – Virginian Pilot
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