The bed system gives high yields in a relatively small space, with one bed
consisting of three rows of crowns, spaced 30cm (12in) apart each way. On
heavy soil, the bed can be slightly raised and mounded up to improve drainage.
Then dig a ...
Author: Carol Klein
Publisher: Hachette UK
'Easy-to-follow practical advice on growing fruit, vegetables, salads and herbs throughout the year no matter how big or small your garden.' Gardens Illustrated 'For those with rusty knowledge or who are just starting out on their kitchen garden journey, this detailed work, published in association with the RHS, is just what is required. Offering environmentally friendly methods for growing more than 75 fruits and vegetables, it contains everything you need to know, from making raised beds to training fruit trees.' The English Garden Highly-regarded gardener Carol Klein has collaborated with the Royal Horticultural Society to create a lavishly illustrated, easy-to-follow, practical and inspiring beginner's guide to everything you need to know to grow fruit, vegetables, salads and herbs all year round. With an approach that is environmentally friendly and easy, Carol gives all the advice you need to succeed. Beginners and experienced gardeners alike will be inspired by this indispensable reference for every gardener's bookshelf. Whatever the size of the garden, this is a book to convert readers to the pleasures of growing and harvesting their own food. From preparing a plot, planning what to plant, and how to grow any one of the 80 featured food plants, this is a book to which growers can return every year, whatever their level of expertise. Key techniques are shown in step-by-step photography and there are invaluable illustrated directories of the best varieties to select for best results. With her usual energy and enthusiasm, Carol Klein offers green-fingered advice for growing all your appetizing favourites plus many less familiar crops also. The material is taken from the bestselling RHS Grow Your Own: Veg and RHS Grow Your Own: Fruit.