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  • Published: 1 August 2011
  • ISBN: 9781409057079
  • Imprint: Transworld Digital
  • Format: EBook
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The Vegetable Expert



Begins by helping you choose and care for your plants - ends by providing a permanent record of your growing year

Growing your own food has become one of the nation’s most popular pastimes – in 2008 sales of vegetable seeds exceeded sales of flower seeds for the first time.The Vegetable & Herb Expert is the UK’s best-selling gardening book and has been for the last decade.But how do you remember what happened when next year’s growing season comes round?

The Vegetable Notebook is the ideal companion to the world’s best-selling grow-your-own book.It begins by helping you choose and care for your plants, and ends by providing a permanent record of your growing year.With sections for the gardener to fill in showing varieties grown, when they were planted and what happened (and how it tasted), it’s just the thing to turn to when you need to start afresh next year.The Vegetable Jotter and its sister the Plotter dominated the vegetable book world in the 1970s and early 1980s – more than 2.5 million were sold.Now completely updated with the latest seed lists and pest control measures, The Vegetable Notebook is the must-have companion to the world's most trusted grow-your-own guide.

  • Published: 1 August 2011
  • ISBN: 9781409057079
  • Imprint: Transworld Digital
  • Format: EBook
Categories:

About the author

D G Hessayon

Dr Hessayon is the world’s best-selling horticultural author – his Expert series of gardening books have sold over 53 million copies.He has been honoured by Queen Elizabeth who created him an Officer of the Order of the British Empire for services to British horticulture.He has been honoured by a leading newspaper which included him in its list of ’60 Truly Great Elizabethans’ because “he has taught millions of us how to garden with his wonderful do-it-yourself guides”.He has been honoured by Guinness World Records as “the top-selling living author of the 1990s”.He has been honoured at the National Book Awards with the first-ever Lifetime Achievement Award.

The Expert style is hard to define.According to the Librarian of the Royal Horticultural Society “Dr Hessayon perfected a manner of presentation which has yet to be surpassed for clarity, intelligibility and ease of access”.According to The Times “he invented a formula of clear, uncluttered advice and illustrations with a superbly logical layout”.

There are 21 Expert titles in the series which have been enjoyed by gardeners all round the world.The House Plant Expert has now passed sales of one million copies in both the U.S. and Russia.

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