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The complete library for the grow-your-own gardener and cook, Fruit and Veg Box features inspiring ideas for turning pots and window boxes into mini-gardens, step-by-step advice on sowing, nurturing and harvesting, and more than 100 seasonal recipes for home-grown treats and feasts.

Bursting with step-by-step photography, foolproof growing advice, plant portraits and finished recipes, Fruit and Veg Box is a beautiful gift box collection that takes you from planting and picking to plating-up and preserving with three expert growing guides:


Step-by-Step Veg Patch
· Understand, in detail, how to plant and nurture over 60 different vegetables, fruits, and herbs

· Follow clear photographic advice on all the essentials, from preparing your plot to picking your produce

· Decide what to grow and how to ensure that you have a good selection – even in a small space

· Discover the reliable fruit and vegetable varieties that taste superb and crop well

Grow Fruit and Veg in Pots
· Follow simple growing techniques and expert advice for every crop, and be inspired by design ideas that are a feast for the eyes

· Discover what fruit and veg you can grow in containers and how to get the best possible crop

· Raise salads in a matter of days, grow your own salsa mix or have a mini orchard

Veg Patch Cookbook
· Cook your way through the growing year with this bumper crop of over 100 seasonal recipes

· Eat with variety – recipes for soups, salads, side dishes, mains, and desserts, to bring out the best from your garden

· Deal with a glut – ideas for preserving the harvest, including chutneys, jams, jellies, pickles, and bottled fruit and veg

· Keep it fresh – tips on when to pick each crop in its prime, how best to store or eat fresh, and options for freezing

Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9781740332026

    April 3, 2017

    Dorling Kindersley

    3 pages

    RRP $45.00

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