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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.

Grow It Cook It by Linda Gray

Title Grow It Cook It
Author Linda Gray
Publisher Hachette UK
Release 2012-11-06
Category Gardening
Total Pages 320
ISBN 1848037015
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

Many crops, including herbs, can be produced in a relatively small space with a little pre-planning and organizing: in containers, on a balcony, and indoors. Herbs are perfect for enhancing the flavour of cooking, treating minor ailments, and preventing colds and flu. Your own back garden will not only produce the best food on the planet for you and your loved ones, it is also economical, environmentally friendly and more fun than shopping. Gardening is more than a hobby; it's a way of life. This book provides all the information you need to keep your family and friends healthy, fit and enjoying life to the full.

Title The Alchemy of Illness
Author Kat Duff
Publisher Pantheon
Release 1993
Category Health & Fitness
Total Pages 210
ISBN 9780679420538
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

Discusses the meaning of illness and health, looks at western attitudes towards illness, and describes the lessons we learn from being sick

The Fish Book by Paul Peacock

Title The Fish Book
Author Paul Peacock
Publisher Hachette UK
Release 2017-08-03
Category Cooking
Total Pages 240
ISBN 1472139216
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

This book will give you the knowledge and confidence to choose, prepare, cook and enjoy fresh food and seafood. It explains simply how to gut, clean and fillet fish and how to deal with shellfish and crustaceans such as crab and lobster, and what knives and tools you'll need for the job. The numerous recipes take into consideration sustainable fishing and advise on which fish can be used instead of those at risk. The book also encourages the use of locally caught produce rather than those shipped around the world. As well as recipes for cooking sea and river fish, shellfish, crustaceans you'll discover how to preserve fish.

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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Book Summary:

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 Christmas Book
Author DK
Publisher Dorling Kindersley Ltd
Release 2008-10-01
Category Cooking
Total Pages 355
ISBN 140534301X
Language English, Spanish, and French
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The Christmas Book A book of approximately 80-90 self-contained craft, food, and gardening projects aimed at helping people escape the modern-day commercial Christmas and enjoy a simpler, more home-spun way of celebrating.

Title Northeast Fruit Vegetable Gardening
Author Charlie Nardozzi
Publisher Fruit & Vegetable Gardening Gu
Release 2012-04-23
Category Gardening
Total Pages 258
ISBN 1591865298
Language English, Spanish, and French
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This book includes more than 60 fruits, vegetables, and herbs selected for growing success in the diverse growing conditions of Northeast gardens. Northeast Fruit & Vegetable Gardening addresses the climate, soil, sun, and water conditions that affect growing success and includes advice for extending the growing season. Each plant profile highlights planting, growing, watering, and care information. Helpful charts and graphs assist gardeners in knowing when to plant and harvest.

Homegrown Pantry by Barbara Pleasant

Title Homegrown Pantry
Author Barbara Pleasant
Publisher Storey Publishing
Release 2017-05-02
Category Gardening
Total Pages 329
ISBN 1612125786
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

Now that you’ve mastered gardening basics, you want to enjoy your bounty year-round, right? Homegrown Pantry picks up where beginning gardening books leave off, with in-depth profiles of the 55 most popular crops — including beans, beets, squash, tomatoes, and much more — to keep your pantry stocked throughout the year. Each vegetable profile highlights how many plants to grow for a year’s worth of eating, and which storage methods work best for specific varieties. Author Barbara Pleasant culls tips from decades of her own gardening experience and from growers across North America to offer planting, care, and harvesting refreshers for every region and each vegetable. Foreword INDIES Silver Award Winner GWA Media Awards Silver Award Winner

Title Gardening with Nature How to Grow Your Own Vegetables Fruit and Flowers by Natural Methods
Author Leonard Wickenden
Publisher Read Books Ltd
Release 2016-01-26
Category Gardening
Total Pages 389
ISBN 1447498224
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

“Gardening With Nature” is a classic guide to growing fruit, vegetables and flowers with a focus on using mainly natural means. With simple, step-by-step instructions and helpful diagrams, this volume is ideal for the eco-friendly gardeners with little previous experience. Contents include: “Fundamentals”, “Preparing and Repairing the Soil”, “The Care of Seedlings”, “Beginning the Young Plant Through Infancy”, “Vegetables – What to Grow”, “Vegetables – How to Grow Them”, “The Flower Garden – The Lawn”, “Small Fruits”, “Large Fruits – Reclaiming Old Orchards”, “Herbs – How t Grow Them”, etc. Many vintage books such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive. It is with this in mind that we are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially-commissioned new introduction on the history of gardening.

Title Introduction to Horticultural Science
Author Richard N. Arteca
Publisher Cengage Learning
Release 2014-02-14
Category Science
Total Pages 576
ISBN 1305177800
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

Designed to provide readers with a full appreciation of the wonderful world of horticultural science, the Second Edition of INTRODUCTION TO HORTICULTURAL SCIENCE covers everything the reader needs to know in a comprehensive format that is easy to understand. Coverage includes critical topics such as fundamental concepts, cutting edge research, careers in horticulture, the relationship between horticulture and the environment, classification of plants, and plant anatomy. Readers are also introduced to key concepts such as plant propagation, media, nutrients and fertilizers, plants and the environment, plant growth regulators, post harvest physiology and pest management, greenhouse structures, nursery site selection, development and facilities, producing nursery crops, and floral design. Through enhanced visual aids and the inclusion of recent trends in the field, the second edition has been designed to peak reader interest and improve reader understanding. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.