Get the best out of any type of outdoor space without spending a fortune, whether it’s a small window box or a hard patio, with Deborah Schneebeli-Morrell’s brilliant guide to growing crops in pots.
Using containers or pots as a base for your gardening is so versatile—try making an eye-catching design feature by growing nasturtiums in a metal bucket, or grow wild arugula on your window ledge in a kitchen colander. Growing your own crops is not only rewarding and fun, but you’ll be doing your bit for the environment too, as well as being able to ensure that all your crops are produced organically, while saving money at the same time. This book is packed with tips and techniques, from companion planting to deter pests, to choosing the right container for the right crop, along with a wealth of other gardening advice. Grow Your Own Food tempts the novice gardener to get growing and the more experienced gardener to grow organically, producing crops that are a pleasure to grow, harvest, and eat.
Deborah Schneebeli-Morrell originally trained in fine art and is an award-winning artist. She has appeared on radio and television and is a frequent contributor to magazines. She has written over 20 practical craft books, including To Baby with Love, Decorating Eggs, Vintage-Style Beaded Jewelry and Decorating Pumpkins and Gourds, all published by CICO. Deborah is also a keen gardener and is the author of Organic Crops in Pots and Grow Your Own Herbs in Pots. The author is based between Wiltshire and Highgate, London.