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No-Nonsense Vegetable Gardening

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Synopsis

No-Nonsense Vegetable Gardening by Christine Walkden

There is nothing like growing your own vegetables. The excitement of sowing a seed, seeing it come through the soil, growing it to harvest and then eating it is one of life's great thrills. You do not even need a garden to grow vegetables as a seedtray, an old plastic milk bottle, a takeaway food box or really any container that can provide a minimum depth of soil for the relevant crop can reap its rewards. In this book Christine Walkden tells you how to grow vegetables simply, even if you only have a window box or a window sill, and for those who have never tried before she highlights what may go wrong and how to avoid common mistakes. In these economically difficult times, growing your own veg is an attractive option for gardening novices as well as those with some experience.

About the Author

Christine Walkden is best known for her own BBC series, Christine's Garden, broadcast in 2007. Since then she has gathered a small cult status due to her no-nonsense approach to gardening. Christine is the resident gardening expert on the One Show, has presented BBC's Gardeners World and is a regular panellist on BBC Radio 4's Gardener's Question Time, and various other tv and radio programmes and is a past winner of the Garden Writers' Guild Radio Broadcasting Award. She has written A Year in Christine's Garden - The Secret Diary of a Garden Lover ), The Houseplant Almanac and has a column in Amateur Gardening magazine. Christine also appeared as a guest on the December 2008 special of Shooting Stars.

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Book Info

Publication date

31st March 2011

Author

Christine Walkden

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Publisher

Simon & Schuster Ltd

Format

Paperback
176 pages

Categories

Gardening: growing fruit & vegetables

ISBN

9781847378644

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