How to create a New Vegetable Garden
Producing a beautiful and fruitful garden from scratch
By (author) Charles Dowding
"How to clear weeds and grow great plants: Charles explains from a wealth of experience." - Sarah Raven, journalist and garden writer
"Whether you're a dedicated gardener or a newcomer to the word of growing, take a look: Charles's methods work beautifully." - Mark Diacono, journalist and author of The New Kitchen Garden
Charles Dowding draws on his years of experience, to show how easy it is to start a new vegetable garden. Any plot -- whether a building site, overgrown with weeds or unwanted lawn -- can be turned into a beautiful and productive vegetable area. Charles's no-nonsense and straightforward advice is the perfect starting point for the beginner or experienced gardener.
The book takes you step-by-step through:
* Planning and early stages
* Clearing the ground
* Mulch - what, why, how?
* Minimizing digging
* Sowing and planting across the seasons
* Growing in polytunnels and greenhouses
It is filled with labour-saving ideas and the techniques that Charles uses to garden so successfully, and is illustrated throughout with photos and tales from Charles's first year in his new vegetable garden.
Key Selling Points
This book gives labor-saving ideas on how to clear and prepare ground in order to grow vegetables.
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