Taking a fresh look at kitchen gardens, this definitive guide provides the latest advice and specialist tips from the RHS team of experts on growing healthy and tasty crops. Using a blend of cutting-edge, organic and traditional techniques specifically chosen for their simplicity and reliability, this accessible volume is essential for all kitchen gardeners.
Whether you want to grow celeriac, basil or sweet cherries, the step-by-step images show exactly how to plant, care for and harvest a wide range of crops. Clear explanations of the basics of kitchen gardening describe everything from planning and crop rotation to composting and weeding. Also included is a calendar to make month-by-month planning simple, together with information on average crop yields, sowing and harvesting times, and pest and disease control.
This is a valuable handbook on successful growing for everyone who wants to sample the delights of fresh, home-grown produce.