Gardening For Dummies Three e-book Bundle: Growing Your Own Fruit and Veg For Dummies, Composting For Dummies and Storing and Preserving Garden Produce For Dummies

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John Wiley & Sons, Dec 17, 2012 - Gardening - 416 pages
Gardening For Dummies eBook Bundle gives you three full length books rolled into one convenient bundle giving everything you need to know to help you towards a succesful crop and a full larder!

Growing Your Own Fruit and Veg For Dummies is a complete hands-on guide to growing delicious fruit and veg. It gives you the low-down on everything from assessing your plot and getting your hands on the right tools, to choosing the plants to grow, to nurturing your crops and bringing in your harvest.

Composting For Dummies shows you how to turn household food waste and more into free nutrient-rich compost and mulch to give their vegetable and flower gardens a boost of energy.

Storing and Preserving Garden Produce For Dummies provides everything you need to make your home-grown produce last, covering fruit, vegetables, herbs and even eggs.For each item of produce you'll find out what methods of storing and preserving are most suitable. You'll also find a wealth of recipes inside to help you on your way to making the perfect jams, chutneys and pickles

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Table of Contents
P r I in in wih r
P r l in in wih r
Assessing Your Territory
D i in What When Where and How To Grow
Preppi_ng Yotflot
Prlll rwin T V
Raising Root Crops
Clamping It
Staying Out of the Dairy with Fruit Butters and Cheeses
Drying Salting and VacuumPacking Your Produce
Working with HomeGrown Fruits
Considerin an AZ of Roots Dont C The Onion
Parsley Sage Rosemary and Thyme Enioying
Enioying Eggs All Year Round

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Very Berry Growing Berries Currants and Nuts
Caring for SlowGrowing Tree Fruit
Standards and halfstandards
The Part of Tens
The Part of Tens
Composting For Dummies
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Compost Happens
Expanding Your Compost Horizons
Com ostin in
Storing and Preserving Garden
Planning Ahead in a DowntoEarth
Preserving Garden Produce Safely
The Part of Tens
Ten or So Ways to Take Storing and Preserving
Geoff Stebbings
Gathering Together Recipes
Coming Over All Syrupy Hot Bottling
Familyfriendly Drinks
Getting Straight to the Point
Harvesting the Best of the Rest
Going Green in Your Cabbage Patch
Vegetables That Dont

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About the author (2012)

Geoff Stebbings is a horticulturist who trained at the Royal Botanic Gardens in England and is the former Head Gardener at Myddleton House in Middlesex. He has contributed to various gardening publications, such as the journal of the Royal Horticultural Society.

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