How to Grow Winter Vegetables by Charles Dowding

How to Grow Winter Vegetables

byCharles Dowding

Kobo ebook | July 1, 2012

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It is possible, with the help of this book, to enjoy an abundance of vegetables at the darkest time of year, whether stored or ready for harvesting when needed. It also covers growing for the “hungry gap” from April to early June. Not much grows in winter, but a well-organized plot may nonetheless be quite full. This book helps gardeners plan carefully, and well ahead, sowing and planting at specific times through the year. The main part of the book is an extensive month-by-month sowing, planting, and growing calendar. Further sections cover harvesting—from garlic in July right through to the last of the overwintered greens in May—and storing your produce. Many salads can be grown in winters, especially with a little protection from fleece, cloches, or larger structures. The book includes a whole section on frost-hardy salad plants, explaining how to ensure harvests of fresh leaves throughout winter. The beauty of winter and its produce is captured in glorious photographs from the author's garden.

Title:How to Grow Winter VegetablesFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:July 1, 2012Publisher:UIT Cambridge Ltd.Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0857841033

ISBN - 13:9780857841032

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Brilliant Brilliant book as are all his others. This book is British so a bit of an adjustment needs to be made for gardens in Canada.
Date published: 2017-01-18