30 step-by-step projects for growing vegetables, fruit and herbs in containers
RHS Grow Your Own Crops inPots offers everyone the chance to grow their own food, however small the outdoor space on offer. With this book and all the expert advice of urban gardener and author Kay Maguire, you can turn the tiniest space into a productive and attractive plot, using the best varieties and techniques.
Follow 30 tried-and-tested container planting projects for top tasting crop combinations such as tomato with basil, fruit salads and cut-and-come-again vegetables. Explore the crop directory to find out the best way to grow more than 60 vegetables, fruit, salads, herbs and edible flowers.
RHS Grow Your Own Crops in Pots includes:
- Every fruit, vegetable or herb that you can successfully grow in a container - The perfect pot for each crop, coupled with the best container varieties - Tricks for getting the tastiest and best-looking crops - Inspirational style for every garden, balcony, patio and terrace - Key techniques for tubs, planters, baskets, boxes and bags - Reminders of how to keep your crops in top condition - Identifying and solving problems if things go wrong - This new edition provides a month-by-month chart of what to do when growing crops in pots
About the Author
Kew-trained author and gardener Kay Maguire is skilled in the techniques of growing crops in pots, and finds space to trial hundreds of new and trusted fruit, vegetables, salads and herbs in her tiny London garden. As former Horticultural Editor of BBC Gardeners' World magazine she is a consummate communicator to an audience of wide ability and discerning taste on the precise, sometimes tricky, growing methods that containers require. A talented cook, she knows a tasty crop when she tries it, and through her efforts she is almost self-sufficient.