Like the idea of the self-sufficient good life? "Grow Your Own Vegetables" presents an informative and user-friendly guide to realizing your garden's potential. Opening with the persuasive case for growing your own vegetables - from reducing your carbon footprint to improving your health and bank balance - the book goes on to present concise instructions on how to cultivate a successful and satisfying vegetable garden, ending with a comprehensive directory of vegetables, including how and when to grow and harvest, storage advice and serving suggestions.
Rachelle Strauss has been writing about gardening, environmental and green issues for a number of years. She is the author of "Self Sufficiency: Household Cleaning" and writes for various magazines about ecological issues. Rachelle lives with her husband and their daughter in rural England. Check out her blog and website http://myzerowaste.com
Publisher: Flame Tree Illustrated (February 22, 2014)