Growing Self-Sufficiency
How to enjoy the satisfaction and fulfilment of producing your own fruit, vegetables, eggs and meat

By Sally Nex

Growing Self-Sufficiency
Paperback, 240 pages £17.99
Published: 7th September 2017
ISBN: 9780857843173
Format: 255mm x 205mm

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EPUB
Published: 7th September 2017
ISBN: 9780857843180
PDF, 192 pages
Published: 7th September 2017
ISBN: 9780857843197
Category: GARDENING, COMPOSTING & AGRICULTURE, GREEN LIVING & SELF-SUFFICIENCY

Growing Self-Sufficiency is a practical and inspirational guide
for both the beginner and the experienced gardener. It explains
how you can enjoy the satisfaction and pride of providing food for
yourself and your family, whether you have just a small balcony or
back yard, a large garden, or a homestead or smallholding.


Learn how to:
● Enjoy fresh and tasty vegetables in season
● Grow delicious fruit for eating all year round
● Produce your own chicken, eggs and lamb, guaranteed free
from harmful chemicals and additives
● Preserve your produce – from freezing and drying to making
jams, chutneys and pickles
● Make your own drinks: juices, cordials, cider, wine and liqueurs
● Grow medicinal herbs and make your own herbal remedies
● Provide more food from your plot than you ever thought possible!

“ There can be no better person than Sally Nex to help growers take the next step towards self-sufficiency … She writes with a clarity, enthusiasm and humour that pulls the reader along with her. If you weren’t thinking of upping your vegetable-growing game before picking
up this book, you soon will be.”

- Lia Leendertz, award-winning garden and food writer for "The Guardian"

“ For anyone with an interest in gardening and self-sufficiency wanting to make the first step. Easy to read, the book is full of practical information.”

- Ann Marie Owens, head gardener at the world-famous Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons

“ Producing your own food is empowering, and Growing Self-Sufficiency sums up the notion of ‘practical self-sufficiency’ and the independence it provides.”

- Paul Melnyczuk, Editor, Home Farmer magazine

Sally Nex

Sally Nex has been feeding her family with home-grown fruit, vegetables and preserves for the last 20 years or so, as well as eggs from a motley gaggle of hens and more recently, lamb from her small flock of rare-breed sheep.

It all started with a few beans in a concrete handkerchief of city garden in London, but an allotment, job change, house move and several rented fields later, it's probably true to say the 'hobby' is well out of hand.

In 2006 she left 15 years as a journalist on BBC radio, television and World Service to devote her time to horticulture. She is qualified in horticulture to RHS Level 3, and has a planting design diploma from Capel Manor College. Sally now writes, teaches and gives talks about veg growing and self-sufficiency all over the country and is a regular writer and columnist for BBC Gardeners' World Magazine, the RHS journal The Garden, Grow Your Own,  and The Guardian.



Publication Details:

Binding: Paperback, 240 pages
ISBN: 9780857843173
Format: 255mm x 205mm

Binding: Electronic book text
ISBN: 9780857843180
Format: EPUB

Binding: Electronic book text, 192 pages
ISBN: 9780857843197
Format: PDF

BIC Code: VSZ, WM, WMPF
BISAC Code:  GAR000000, GAR005000, GAR025000
Imprint: Green Books


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