Fruit and Vegetables for Scotland

What to Grow and How to Grow It

By Kenneth Cox, Caroline Beaton

Format: Multiple Formats

This fascinating and practical book explores the history of fruit, vegetable and herb growing in Scotland, and provides a contemporary guide to the best techniques for growing produce, whether in a garden, allotment, patio or window box.

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Birlinn Limited

Birlinn publishes mostly non-fiction books, ranging from biography to history, military history and Scottish interest. Their imprints, Polygon Books, Arena Sport Books and John Donald Books, publish a wide variety of genres including culture, literary fiction, poetry and sports.

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GARDEN MEDIA GUILD PRACTICAL BOOK OF THE YEAR 2012 Fruit and vegetables have formed a fundamental part of the Scottish diet for thousands of years. This fascinating and practical book explores the history of fruit, vegetable and herb growing in Scotland, and provides a contemporary guide to the best techniques for growing produce, whether in a garden, allotment, patio or window box. Packed with hundreds of colour photographs, drawings and descriptive diagrams, this is a detailed and comprehensive bible for the gardener. In addition to advice on climate and soil conditions, it has contacts for organisations, specialist societies, nurseries and suppliers, as well as a detailed bibliography and list of useful websites.This is an essential reference book for anyone aiming to get the best possible results from their garden produce north of the border.

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Format Multiple Formats
Imprint Birlinn Limited
Publication Date 19 Apr 2018
SKU 9781780275338-grouped
Number of Pages 320

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'Instructive and fascinating'

'In the cooler north of the UK, growing conditions can be more challenging for gardners. How purposeful, then, is [this] book. Filled with detailed and practical advice on growing methods, varieties and storage, this will prove very instructive both to new and more experienced Scottish growers' 

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