Grow Your Own Vegetables

Grow Your Own Vegetables

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This revised, updated and expanded edition Joy Larkcom's classic guide to growing your own vegetables contains everything you need to know to create a highly-productive vegetable plot. It covers every aspect of vegetable gardening, including preparing soil; manures, composts and fertilizers; growing techniques; protection; pests, diseases and weeds; and making good use of space.The second half of the book provides cultivation information for over 100 vegetables, including site and soil requirements, cultivation, pests and diseases, and cultivars.One of the drawbacks of polytunnels, in comparison with green- houses, is the lack of ventilation. This leads to ... In choosing a model, or in making any structure covered with film, build in as much ventilation as possible. Where feasible, have a door at each end with ventilation panels in at least the top half. Rigid plasticanbsp;...

Title:Grow Your Own Vegetables
Author:Joy Larkcom
Publisher:Frances Lincoln Limited - 2002-05-16


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