A History Of Kitchen Gardening by Susan CambellA History Of Kitchen Gardening by Susan Cambell

A History Of Kitchen Gardening

bySusan Cambell

Paperback | August 15, 2016

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 Originally published as Charleston Kedding: A History of Kitchen Gardening, the book has been fully updated and revised to reveal the real-life garden at the center of Susan Campbell’s captivating history. In A History of Kitchen Gardening, she tells the true story of the kitchen garden at Pyewell Park in Hampshire, England, as well as its masterful team of gardeners. Providing unique insight into the design and care for kitchen gardens, this book, through its detailed research, offers a practical guide for anyone looking to recreate a kitchen garden at home, including how to choose a site, select the right plants, and the necessary tools such as hotbeds, sheds, and even pineapple frames. This charmingly written account of the ups and downs of one very special kitchen garden is sure to inspire many to embrace the yard-to-table idea and grow their own edible delights.
 
Susan Campbell is an author and illustrator who pioneered research into the history of the kitchen garden.  
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Title:A History Of Kitchen GardeningFormat:PaperbackDimensions:336 pages, 9 × 7 × 1.3 inPublished:August 15, 2016Publisher:Unicorn Publishing GroupLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1910065919

ISBN - 13:9781910065914

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Table of Contents

Preface to the new edition
Introduction
 
  1. Location
  2. Water
  3. Walls for Protection
  4. Heated Walls and Other Embellishments
  5. Walls for Fruit
  6. The Layout of Beds, Borders and Paths
  7. New Vegetables, Old Techniques
  8. The Frameyard
  9. The Compost Yard
  10. Glass and Heat
  11. The Pinery
  12. The Vinery
  13. The Nineteenth-Century Glasshouse Range
  14. The Potting Shed
  15. Pest and Diseases
  16. The Mushroom House
  17. The Seed Room
  18. Picking, Packing and Storing
  19. The Gardeners
References and Notes
Bibliography
Glossary and biographies
Acknowledgments
Sources for drawings
Index
 

Editorial Reviews

"A truly interesting book....if you picked it up and started flipping through the pages you would find it hard to put down. It has the perfect mix of fascinating insights into the past plus nuggets of information."