Grow Your Own Winter Food
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- 5th June 2011
- 144 pages - 235 x 210 xmm
A good diet incorporating plenty of fresh fruit and vegetables is a must if you want to stay fit and healthy and keep the bugs at bay during the cold winter months. Growing your own winter food is just one way of ensuring you get the freshest, tastiest produce packed with goodness straight from the garden to the kitchen table. This easy-to-follow book shows you how to grow your own fruit and vegetables for winter use and includes facts on each fruit, vegetable or herb as well as nutritional value, recipe ideas and storage suggestions. The book has a useful introductory section covering general gardening techniques, including preparing your soil, using cloches and containers and dealing with pests and diseases, as well as a seasonal sowing and harvesting chart. There are five subsequent chapters: Roots, Legumes, Green Vegetables, Herbs and Fruit, giving information and growing advice on the most commonly grown winter foods. "Grow Your Own Winter Food" is perfect for those with limited gardening experience, with gardens big or small.
Linda Gray is a home and garden expert and runs her own very successful gardening website and publishes a monthly e-zine.