No Dig Organic Home & Garden

No Dig Organic Home & Garden Grow, Cook, Use & Store Your Harvest

Paperback (04 May 2017) | English

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Synopsis

Winner of the Garden Media Guild (UK) Practical Book of the Year Award for 2017

No dig organic gardening saves time and work. It requires an annual dressing of compost to help accelerate the improvement in soil structure and leads to higher fertility and less weeds. No dig experts Charles Dowding and Stephanie Hafferty, explain how to set up a no dig garden, including how to:

 Make compost and enrich soil

 Learn skills you need to sow and grow annual and perennial veg

 Harvest and prepare food year round

 Make natural cosmetics, cleaning products, and garden preparations

The no dig approach works as well in small spaces as in large gardens. The authors' combined experience covers methods of growing, preparing and storing the plants you grow for many uses, and includes recipes and ideas for increasing self-reliance, saving money, living sustainably, and enjoying the pleasure of growing your own food, year round. An acknowledged expert in no dig and author of a half-dozen books on the subject, Charles' advice is distilled from 35 years of growing vegetables intensively and efficiently. Stephanie, a kitchen gardener, grows in her small, productive home garden and allotment, and creates no dig gardens for restaurants and private estates. She creates delicious seasonal recipes made from the vegetables anyone can grow. She also explains how to use common plants you can grow and forage for to make handmade preparations for the home and garden.

Book information

ISBN: 9781856233019
Publisher: Permanent Publications
Imprint: Permanent Publications
Pub date:
DEWEY: 635.0484
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Sales rank: 3826
Number of pages: vi, 212
Weight: 922g
Height: 223mm
Width: 275mm
Spine width: 18mm