Grow Your Own Vegetables

Grow Your Own Vegetables

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By (author) Joy Larkcom

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  • Publisher: Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
  • Format: Paperback | 384 pages
  • Dimensions: 128mm x 194mm x 32mm | 422g
  • Publication date: 1 July 2002
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 071121963X
  • ISBN 13: 9780711219632
  • Edition statement: Frances Lincoln ed.
  • Illustrations note: b/w line drawings
  • Sales rank: 29,973

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This revised, updated and expanded edition Joy Larkcom's classic guide to growing your own vegetables contains everything you need to know to create a highly-productive vegetable plot. It covers every aspect of vegetable gardening, including preparing soil; manures, composts and fertilizers; growing techniques; protection; pests, diseases and weeds; and making good use of space. The second half of the book provides cultivation information for over 100 vegetables, including site and soil requirements, cultivation, pests and diseases, and cultivars.

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Author information

JOY LARKCOM is Britain's most respected vegetable garden maker and gardening writer. She has contributed to many magazines and newspapers, radio and TV programmes and has lectured all over the world. Her accolades include the Garden Writer of the Year award (three times); Lifetime Achievement Award from the Garden Writers' Guild in 2003, and the Veitch Memorial Medal for horticulture, the RHS's highest honour, in 1993. Her other titles for Frances Lincoln are Oriental Vegetables (ISBN 9780711236128) and The Organic Salad Garden (ISBN 9780711222045).

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As any allotmenteer will tell you, this is the GYO bible, by the Delia Smith of the vegetable garden The Independent