If you have limited outdoor space and would like to grow your food, this practical illustrated guide will help you transform previously plant-free zones into thriving, beneficial and utterly beautiful food-growing areas.
No matter how small the outdoor space you have, this book will get you started on a new way of growing.
The ancient method of growing vegetables in hot beds, used by the Victorians and by the Romans, harnesses the natural process of decay to cultivate out-of-season crops. Jack First has revived and modernised this remarkable technique, and produces healthy vegetables at least two months earlier than conventionally grown crops.
This book tells the reader everything they need to know to create their own forest garden with beautiful illustrations and helpful tips throughout.
This book looks at all aspects of polytunnel use from planning your purchase to harvesting the rewards. It includes a detailed guide on how polytunnels are put up and maintained.
The original book on forest gardening, which shows how to maximise the output of your garden using the seven layers of a natural forest.
Shows how permaculture is practised in four very different settings: a Hampshire back garden; a City Challenge project in Bradford; a community co-op in Devon; and a small farm in the Forest of Dean.
Forest gardening is a way of working with Nature which is not only productive, requiring minimal maintenance, but creates great environmental benefits. Robert created a magnificent garden which had a profound influence on the way people cultivated their land. It was a garden dedicated to human needs for fruit, nuts, vegetables and plant medicines.
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- How to Grow Perennial Vegetables - Low-maintenance, low-impact vegetable gardening
- Hot Beds - How to grow early crops using an age-old technique
- How to Grow Winter Vegetables
- Creating a Forest Garden - Working with Nature to Grow Edible Crops
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- The Fruit Tree Handbook
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