How to Grow Beans, Peas, Asparagus, Artichokes and Other Shoots: Growing Legumes and Edible Shoots, Including Celery, Celeriac, Globe Artichokes and Saekale, with 250 Colour Photographs (Paperback)

by Richard Bird

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A must for the novice grower, this book also provides reliable information for the experienced gardener who wants to experiment with new varieties. The main types of shoots, peas and beans are described and illustrated with useful information about the different varieties that can be grown, their history, cultivation requirements and cooking uses. There is key advice on improving your soil, making compost and preparing the vegetable bed. The section on practical cultivation details essential information on growing and caring for each type of vegetable, from sowing to harvest, including dealing with any pests and diseases that may occur. Finally, suggestions are given on how to store the vegetables if you have a large crop.

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