A hand picked selection of books on vegetable and fruit growing from the best authors. With the increase in popularity of grow your own, there’s a need for straightforward practical advice. These books are practical and worth a place on any vegetable grower’s bookshelf.
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Vegetable & Fruit Growing Books we Like
1001 Ways to be a Better Gardener by Pippa Greenwood
Pippa Greenwood is one of those gardeners who I have a lot of respect and admiration for. She might not be as famous as some of the TV crowd, but she really knows what she's doing, especially with pests and problems. This book isn't one to read cover...
Create Compost by Pauline Pears
Compost is the unsung hero of the garden. It is the fuel that makes everything from flowers and shrubs to fruit and vegetables vigorous and healthy. And it can be free when you make your own. What could be better than gathering together all the plant...
Grow Your Own Vegetables by Joy Larkcom
This guide contains everything you need to know to create a highly-productive, beautiful vegetable plot. Joy Larkom's easy-to-follow advice covers every aspect of vegetable gardening, including preparing and looking after soil; manures, composts and...
The Fruit Expert by D. G. Hessayon
What he does for vegetables is just as applicable for fruit. I recently bought some redcurrant bushes and the first place I looked for guidance in was this book. The essential guide to growing all types of fruit. Everything you need to know about...
The HDRA Encyclopedia of Organic Gardening by Henry Doubleday Research Association
An illustrated reference for organic growing and gardening, this guide caters for every level or organic commitment, from simple first steps to organic self-sufficiency, and includes an easy-to-use A-Z directory. With a very easy to read style, but also...
Vegetable and Herb Expert by D. G. Hessayon
There can be no fresher tasting vegetables or herbs than the ones you’ve grown yourself. Whether you are a first-time allotment holder or an ‘old-hand’, the Vegetable & Herb Expert will show you how to get started; where to grow your vegetables, and h...
Vegetables for the Polytunnel & Greenhouse by Klaus Laitenberger
I was really pleased to get a copy of Vegetables for the Polytunnel & Greenhouse from Klaus Laitenberger. He writes clearly and concisely, so you get the information you need without wading through waffle. The first half of the book consists of...
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