The Edible Garden: How to Have Your Garden and Eat It (Hardback)Alys Fowler (author)
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In this timely book, Gardeners' World's thrifty and resourceful Alys Fowler shows that there is a way to take the good life and re-fashion it to fit in with life in the city. Abandoning the limitations of traditional gardening methods, she has created a beautifully productive garden where tomatoes sit happily next to roses, carrots are woven between the lavenders and potatoes grow in pots on the patio. And all of this is produced in a way that mimics natural systems, producing delicious homegrown food for her table. And she shares her favourite recipes for the hearty dishes, pickles and jams she makes to use up her bountiful harvest, proving that no-one need go hungry on her grow-your-own regime.
Good for the pocket, good for the environment and hugely rewarding for the soul, The Edible Garden urges urbanites everywhere to chuck out the old gardening rules and create their own haven that's as good to look at as it is to eat.
Publisher: Ebury Publishing
Number of pages: 256
Weight: 951 g
Dimensions: 254 x 196 x 26 mm
Quirky is the word that springs to mind when leafing through this book ... it is for anyone who has dreamt of the Good Life but despaired at their lack of land. **** 4 stars * Countryfile Magazine *
a handsome book * The Times *
How to garden in a tea dress and wellies from the new style queen of the do-it-yourself lifestyle. * Image magazine *
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