The essential guide for anyone with a small space or no decent land; for those who want something more manageable and easy to reach; for those want the exciting visual effects. It will show you how to choose types of containers; how to grow different types of plants; and how to maintain. With clear text and attractive illustration.
Learn how to set up your own smallholding, grow your own fruit and vegetables, rear chickens, pigs, lambs and other livestock to help you create a sustainable, organic lifestyle. This excellent new guide brings the heart of the land to your table, with advice on where to buy, how to maintain and create a long term plan for an organic lifestyle.
Like the idea of growing your own fruit, veg and herbs but don't have the room or energy? This title discusses how to get started and choose your pots, how to grow and harvest - including the appropriate crops for small spaces, how to deal with problems and lots of tips on how to be successful on a shoestring.
Opening with the persuasive case for growing your own vegetables - from reducing your carbon footprint to improving your health and bank balance - this book goes on to present concise instructions on how to cultivate a successful and satisfying vegetable garden, ending with a comprehensive directory of vegetables.
How to grow beautiful, healthy roses. Covers background and trends, classification and key roses, which to grow based on climate and location, designing layout, companion plants, buying, planting and caring. Written in a clear, accessible style, with a Calendar of Care, helpful checklists and tips, and beautiful illustration.
Offers all the information you need to help you to start keeping chickens, from how to choose, house, feed and handle them to how many eggs they lay, their affect on the local ecosystem and how to protect from foxes and other predators.
The secret to creating a glorious, productive garden is year-round love and attention. Keeping track of what to do, when, is no simple task, but this book helps you plan your year. It gives you seasonal lists of jobs to do, which plants to choose and plenty of advice and handy hints on how to improve your garden.