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Title How to Store Your Home Grown Produce
Author John Harrison
Publisher Hachette UK
Release 2012-03-01
Category Gardening
Total Pages 192
ISBN 0716023237
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

It's wonderful to grow your own fruit and vegetables but what do you do when it all ripens at once? How do you cope with the glut which threatens to overwhelm you? Will help all those who grow their own fruit and vegetables to store their produce properly so that it will last for months and feed the family when the garden's bare. Easy and practical advice on how to bottle, dry, freeze and even salt home grown fruit and vegetables. Discover the taste of your delicious homemade jams, chutneys and ketchups. John and Val Harrison reveal just what you can do with that bountiful harvest and share their 30 years' experience of growing fruit and vegetables and you'll never waste another tomato or courgette again. Praise for John Harrison: 'Britain's greatest allotment authority'. Indpendent on Sunday.

Title Storing and Preserving Garden Produce For Dummies
Author Pammy Riggs
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
Release 2012-01-19
Category Gardening
Total Pages 384
ISBN 1119953871
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Growing your own food is more popular than ever. But what do you do if you find yourself with a glut of beans, peas or carrots? How can you make the most of your garden produce and cut down on those trips to the supermarket? This book provides everything you need to make your home-grown produce last, covering fruit, vegetables, herbs and even eggs. Storing and Preserving Garden Produce For Dummies: Covers the main methods of storing and preserving, such as clamping, cool storage, freezing, drying, salting, pickling, fermenting and preserving with sugar Includes information on a huge range of produce - almost everything you could ever want to grow in your back garden Explains what methods of storing and preserving are most suitable for each item of produce Also contains a wealth of recipes to help you on your way to making the perfect jams, chutneys and pickles

Title The Complete Allotment Guide Volume 1 Starting Out Growing and Techniques
Author Jason Johns
Publisher Jason Johns
Release 2021-03-28
Category Gardening
Total Pages 330
ISBN
Language English, Spanish, and French
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The "Complete Allotment Guide - Volume 1" is the first in a series of books teaching you everything you need to know to get started growing fruit and vegetables. Whether you have an allotment, a smallholding or a vegetable garden at home, you will learn how to start growing in the ground and in containers.

This step-by-step guide starts from first principles, teaching you everything from how to choose an allotment to clearing weeds, coping with the weather and how to set your vegetable garden up. You learn exactly what to look for when choosing an allotment plus how to apply and how allotment sites work, which is useful for new allotment owners. Even if you are growing at home, there is plenty of information to help you get started growing.

Whether you are brand new to growing your own or whether you have dabbled, this book teaches you everything about owning and running an allotment. Written by a long term allotment owner, the information is first hand and gives you a real world view of having an allotment, packed full of valuable information to help you make the most of your allotment.

The "Complete Allotment Guide - Volume 1" goes into detail about how to work an allotment and grow fruit and vegetables. As you read this book, you will discover:

  • How to compost, including what you can and cannot compost
  • The common pests you will encounter and how to deal with them
  • The various problems you may encounter and how to overcome them
  • How to grow from seeds plus what F1 and heirloom seeds are
  • When to feed your plants and what fertilisers to use, including how to make your own
  • What companion planting is and how it benefits you and your plants
  • Why you must rotate crops on your allotment and how to do it
  • How to run an allotment with children so they can enjoy it too
  • Different gardening techniques so you know how to look after your vegetable garden
  • Ways to maximise productivity from your allotment while minimising the amount of work you have to do
As well as this, you get a comprehensive guide to sowing seeds showing you when to sow different types of vegetable seed, when to plant outside and when to harvest crops. You also get a month by month guide telling you what jobs to do at an allotment, including:
  • Vegetable garden jobs
  • Fruit garden jobs
  • What to harvest
  • What to sow
  • Greenhouse jobs
If you are new to growing vegetables, this is the book for you. Whether you are growing at home or growing at an allotment, this book is full of useful information helping you get started and grow successfully.

Babynomics by Madeline Thomas

Title Babynomics
Author Madeline Thomas
Publisher Crimson Publishing
Release 2010-05-17
Category Business & Economics
Total Pages 256
ISBN 1908281049
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

Children cost a bomb but there's no escaping it is there? One estimate puts the cost of bringing up a child from 0-21 years at GBP90,000, which is terrifying for any new parent. But does it really cost this much to raise a child, and how can you as a parent cut this down to manageable money? Babynomics brings you practical and realistic advice on saving money, without meaning you have to compromise on the lifestyle of your family. Babynomics teaches parents what costs you can cut, and ways to pay for those bills you can't avoid when raising a family. Find out: How to save money on baby equipment How to make the most of government funding for your family The wonderful world of children's toys Santa, peer pressure and buying for birthdays Memorable holidays without the price tag When to start saving money for university Babynomics shows you how much money you can save at each stage of your child's life, and prove that having a happy family doesn't have to cost you the earth.

Title Technology of fruits and vegetable processing
Author Kai Peters &
Publisher Scientific e-Resources
Release 2019-12-03
Category
Total Pages 344
ISBN 1839472626
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

Fruits and vegetables are both real nourishment items in their own particular right and key fixings in many handled foods. There has been developing examination on their significance to wellbeing and procedures to protect the healthful and tangible qualities wanted by buyers. This real gathering outlines a portion of the key topics in this current research. Adopting a multidisciplinary strategy, this work examines the fundamentals and late developments in fresh-cut foods grown from the ground handling. It tends to logical advance in the fresh-cut range and talks about the business and the market for these products. They likewise inspect advancements in making sound and alluring items. Utilization of inventive bundling innovation that could enhance item quality and timeframe of realistic usability, new natural product blends with more assortment, consolidation of flavors, or the utilization of steamer sacks for vegetables are only a couple of contemplations that could grow the business sectors of fresh-cut items. With its attention on science, including biochemical, physiological, microbiological, and quality angles, and in addition heath contemplations and customer science, this book gives an account of front line propels and the down to earth utilizations of these advances.

Title Storing Your Home Grown Fruit and Vegetables
Author Paul Peacock
Publisher Spring Hill
Release 2011-01-01
Category Fruit
Total Pages 156
ISBN 9781905862542
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

This is an invaluable handbook for all gardeners of fruit and veg, allotment-holders and self-sufficiency enthusiasts. Readers can discover the joy of creating organic, pest free products which use traditional techniques and which appeal to the palate of today's gourmet food-lovers.

Consumer Sourcebook by Gale Group

Title Consumer Sourcebook
Author Gale Group
Publisher Gale Cengage
Release 2000
Category Consumer education
Total Pages 1700
ISBN 9780787633455
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

Identifies and describes some 15,000 programs and services available to the general public at little or no cost. These services are provided by federal, state, county and local governments and their agencies as well as by organizations and associations.

Title Cornell Extension Bulletin
Author
Publisher
Release 1942
Category Agriculture
Total Pages 1298
ISBN
Language English, Spanish, and French
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