Creative Vegetable Gardening

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Mitchell Beazley, 2004 - Gardening - 208 pages
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Joy Larkcom explains how to mix colour, texture, and form to plant a superb vegetable garden that will rival any conventional arrangement, no matter how small the plot. Organized in thematic chapters, this book offers sound, practical advice as well as inspiration from around the world. All aspects of creating an ornamental kitchen garden are covered from design ideas for attractive paths, edges and beds, to focal points and features. Step-by-step artworks and an extensive plant directory detailing vegetables, herbs, and edible flowers by type provides an exhaustive listing for all creative garden planners.

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User Review  - jonesjohnson - LibraryThing

Wow! I must confess, I bought this book for the pretty pictures. If I had noticed the actual planting plans for various famous potagers, I might even have paid and fled the store immediately instead ... Read full review

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nice pictures and plans- most way too elaborate for regular home gardener Read full review

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About the author (2004)

JOY LARKCOM is the author of The Salad Garden: Salad from Seed to Table, and is a pioneer in organic gardening. She was awarded the Royal Horicultural Societys Veitch Memorial Medal for her work on Oriental vegetables.

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