Jane’s Delicious A–Z of Vegetables is an accessible guide to the most commonly-grown vegetables, plus many new and unusual ones now available, with detailed information on how to sow, plant, feed, water, protect, harvest and eat them, as well as save their seed for future generations.
This book records traditional wisdom and practical information on the many uses of indigenous South African plants and will appeal to anyone interested in health, gardening, cooking and homecrafting. It also offers a historical perspective and botanical detail that will be of interest to students of Botany, Homeopathy and Medicine.
Do you want to grow vegetables and herbs organically? This is a practical and inspiring guide to preparing, planting and growing vegetables and herbs in any space -- from small urban gardens to country smallholdings. Packed with practical advice, time-saving tips, step-by-step instructions and personal anecdotes, this book is for novices and gardening gurus alike. With over 200 photographs and detailed information on how to prepare your garden for planting and growing nearly 100 vegetables and h
The breathtaking beauty of climbing roses makes them an indispensable part of the garden, and this handy practical guide provides everything you need to know at a glance. A photographic directory of 50 climbing roses is followed by step-by-step guidance on planting, propagation, pruning and dealing with pests and diseases.
Offers 101 practical ideas and projects for stress-free, low-maintenance senior gardening, shown step by step in more than 500 photographs. This title considers the practical decisions that are required in any garden, strategies to cater for individual disabilities, and sensory features to stimulate sight, sound, smell, touch and taste.
Whether you have a courtyard garden, a small terrace or a tiny patio, this book offers a host of inspirational designs for different styles. Joan Clifton celebrates the enclosed garden space, providing ideas for transforming any backyard into a peaceful haven, with case studies, plans and beautiful pictures.
Adding a mosaic will add life and interest to a garden path, transform a patio or cheer up dull old walls. The principles of mosaic making are easy to master. This book gives you all the practical advice you may need on the basic techniques and materials, including concise information on the adhesives and tools required.
Landscape design isn't so much about rules that guarantee to create the 'perfect design every time', but rather it is a series of guidelines and suggestions that will help to save time and money, as well as generally reduce the frustrations that many design forms often lead to.
The worldwide trend towards smaller houses and spaces and apartment type homes has inspired and demanded a new approach in gardening. This is due predominantly to the freedom of expression in the styling and use of outdoor spaces, the approach to hard landscaping and the use of plant material most suited to the environment, house or garden design a