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Grow Your Own Vegetables Paperback May 16, 2002
Joy Larkcom (Author)
- Paperback: 384 pages
- Publisher: Frances Lincoln; Revised edition (May 16, 2002)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 071121963X
- ISBN-13: 978-0711219632
This revised, updated and expanded edition Joy Larkcom’s classic guide to growing your own vegetables contains everything you need to know to create a highly-productive vegetable plot. It covers every aspect of vegetable gardening, including preparing soil; manures, composts and fertilizers; growing techniques; protection; pests, diseases and weeds; and making good use of space.The second half of the book provides cultivation information for over 100 vegetables, including site and soil requirements, cultivation, pests and diseases, and cultivars.
Joy Larkcom is Britain’s most respected vegetable garden maker and gardening writer. She has contributed to many magazines and newspapers, radio and TV programmes and has lectured all over the world. Her accolades include the Garden Writer of the Year award (three times); Lifetime Achievement Award from the Garden Writers’ Guild in 2003, and the Veitch Memorial Medal for horticulture, the RHS’s highest honour, in 1993.