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Have you ever grown a batch of lovingly nurtured tomatoes only to be disappointed by the flavour when you harvest them? Best-selling gardening writer and botanist James Wong is convinced that the problem lies with current gardening practices which create bumper harvests at the direct expense of flavour. James's solution? Simply by growing the best-flavoured varieties and treating them just a bit meaner, you will not only get harvests with an intense flavour - but also slash the work involved. Combining cutting-edge science with overlooked traditional techniques, this ground-breaking book lays out a series of deceptively simple tips and tricks to measurably increase the flavour of grow-your-own favourites like sweetcorn, strawberries and tomatoes, while at the same time revealing exciting new foodie crops you never knew you could grow. James also provides 40 really simple recipes for delicious ways to eat what you've grown. With James Wong's RHS Grow for Flavour you can halve your labour and double your harvest - and be rewarded with flavour that simply cannot be bought. So what are you waiting for?
'A kitchen garden packed full of James Wong's recommendations would make a refreshing change ... full of encouragement to take a new look at not just the contents of our vegetable plot but at our gardens as a whole.' -- Praise for Homegrown Revolution Gardens Illustrated
'This year's most original gardening book' -- Praise for Homegrown Revolution Daily Mail Weekend
Publication date: 05/03/2015
|Publication date:||5th March 2015|
|Author:||James Wong, Royal Horticultural Society|
|Genres:||Cookery, Food and Drink, eBook Favourites, Home & Garden, Lifestyle & Health,|
|Categories:||Gardening: growing fruit & vegetables,|
James Wong is a Kew-trained botanist, writer and broadcaster based in London, England. Graduating with a master of science degree in Ethnobotany in 2006, he has pursued his key research interests of under-utilised crop species & traditional food systems through field work in rural Ecuador, Java & Southern China. He is the author of the best-selling books Grow Your Own Drugs and Homegrown Revolution, as well as a presenter of programmes including BBC2's award-winning Grow Your Own Drugs and Countryfile and Radio 4's Gardeners' Question Time. Becoming an RHS ambassador in 2014, James is passionate about communicating plant science to new ...More About James Wong, Royal Horticultural Society