It’s a sign of the times on our crowded island that people are more interested in growing their own in small spaces, pots and containers. Hence these reviews of helpful books on the subject.
Having found ourselves with a concrete garden at one point and no allotments to be had, I discovered just how productive a container garden could be and wrote a book for those seeking to maximise yields from minimum spaces.
Our Book on Growing in Pots, Containers, on Patios, Small Spaces
Books we Like on Growing in Pots, Containers, on Patios, Small Spaces
Grow Your Own Crops in Pots by Kay Maguire
Kay Maguire has written this in association with the RHS (Royal Horticultural Society) and you can tell that they really know their stuff! With easy to follow sections, beginners guides to get you started, information on how to choose the right containers...
Patio Produce by Paul Peacock
I quite liked this book. Some of the ideas are a bit of a push and some of the crops he suggests growing in containers plain daft, but overall this is well worth having. There's a logical construction about the book that enables you dip in to retrieve...
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- The Politics of Food Books
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- Wild Foraging & Hunting Books
- About Allotments Books
- Allotment Growing Books
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