Alan Titchmarsh How to Garden: Vegetables and Herbs

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Random House, May 31, 2012 - Gardening - 144 pages
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Learn all the tricks to grow vegetables from seed, maintain mature plants, keep the pests at bay and produce a sustainable crop in your vegetable garden.

Includes:
* A-Z of vegetables and herbs, how to grow your own and harvest them
* advice on feeding, watering and combating pests, weeds and diseases
* practical tips on preparing and improving soil
* how to manage your plot to ensure year-round produce

Alan Titchmarsh imparts a lifetime of expertise in these definitive guides for beginners and experienced gardeners. Step-by-step illustrations and easy-to-follow instructions guide you through the basic skills and on to the advanced gardening techniques, providing everything you need to create and maintain your dream garden.

 

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PLANTING AND GROWING 24 AZ 0F VEGETABLES 60
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Pests and diseases 52 The summer season I38
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About the author (2012)

Originally trained at Hertfordshire College of Horticulture and Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Alan Titchmarsh is the author of over 40 books about gardening, including How to be a Gardener Book 1: Back to Basics, the fastest-selling of all time in the genre, and the bestselling The Kitchen Gardener: How to Grow Your Own Fruit and Veg. He writes for BBC Gardeners' World Magazine, and is gardening correspondent for the Daily Express and Sunday Express. He has presented Gardeners' World, the annual coverage of The Chelsea Flower Show and Nature of Britain, and has his own daily chatshow.

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