New Kitchen Garden

by Adam Caplin, Celia Brooks Brown
Photographed by Caroline Hughes

Ryland Peters & Small | March 29, 2007 | Trade Paperback

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Nothing beats the flavour of home-grown produce. With down-to-earth advice from Adam Caplin, discover the satisfactions of growing your own herbs, vegetables, and fruit organically--and harvesting them to make delicious, healthy meals. Adam focuses on plants that are easy to grow and shows how creating a kitchen garden can be simple, and possible even if your outdoor space is no more than a patio. Kitchen Garden Basics covers getting started and explains why the organic approach produces such satisfying results. The core of the book--Gardening with Herbs, Vegetables, and Fruit--profiles all the popular varieties of edibles, grouped by type, and looks in detail at their virtures and cultivation requirements. Adam also looks at the plants'' decorative qualities, showing how they can be grown on their own in beds and containers, in mixed borders, and combined with flowers, for their ornamental as well as their nutritional value. The gardening advice is followed by 35 mouthwatering vegetarian recipes from Celia Brooks Brown. *A bestseller, with over 26,000 copies sold in hardcover. *An illuminating new look at the delights and challenges of cultivating edibles. *Glorious photography by Caroline Hughes and William Shaw. *Organic gardening and cooking with herbs, vegetables, and fruit.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 144 pages, 3.64 × 3.54 × 0.15 in

Published: March 29, 2007

Publisher: Ryland Peters & Small

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1845973658

ISBN - 13: 9781845973650

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New Kitchen Garden

by Adam Caplin, Celia Brooks Brown
Photographed by Caroline Hughes

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 144 pages, 3.64 × 3.54 × 0.15 in

Published: March 29, 2007

Publisher: Ryland Peters & Small

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1845973658

ISBN - 13: 9781845973650

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Nothing beats the flavour of home-grown produce. With down-to-earth advice from Adam Caplin, discover the satisfactions of growing your own herbs, vegetables, and fruit organically--and harvesting them to make delicious, healthy meals. Adam focuses on plants that are easy to grow and shows how creating a kitchen garden can be simple, and possible even if your outdoor space is no more than a patio. Kitchen Garden Basics covers getting started and explains why the organic approach produces such satisfying results. The core of the book--Gardening with Herbs, Vegetables, and Fruit--profiles all the popular varieties of edibles, grouped by type, and looks in detail at their virtures and cultivation requirements. Adam also looks at the plants'' decorative qualities, showing how they can be grown on their own in beds and containers, in mixed borders, and combined with flowers, for their ornamental as well as their nutritional value. The gardening advice is followed by 35 mouthwatering vegetarian recipes from Celia Brooks Brown. *A bestseller, with over 26,000 copies sold in hardcover. *An illuminating new look at the delights and challenges of cultivating edibles. *Glorious photography by Caroline Hughes and William Shaw. *Organic gardening and cooking with herbs, vegetables, and fruit.

About the Author

Celia Brooks Brown is one of the talented teacher-chefs at the world-famous bookshops Books for Cooks in Notting Hill, London. She has written six cookbooks, appears regularly as a cook on TV, and works as a food consultant.

Adam Caplin studied horticulture at Reading, in southern England, before running several successful nurseries and garden centers, including the Chelsea Gardener. He is the co-author of "New Kitchen Garden" (Ryland Peters & Small) and a contributor to "Easy Gardening" and "BBC Gardener''s World" magazine.

Caroline Hughes began her photographic career in fashion, but after the birth of her second child she turned her camera on the garden, deciding to put her love of plants to better use. Caroline now photographs gardens, for many publications, including the Daily Telegraph, Homes & Gardens, and The English Garden. She lives in London with her daughters and her husband, Mat, whose plants provide the inspiration and material for many of her photographs.

William Shaw trained at Salisbury College of Art, and is now a leading lifestyle and food photographer whose work has appeared in many magazines, including Country Life, Country Living, Sinsbury''s The Magazine, House Beautiful, Homes & Gardens, Country Homes & Interiors, and various BBC magazines.