Like the idea of growing your own fruit, veg and herbs but don't have the room or energy? "Crops in Pots" is a user-friendly guide to getting a taste of self-sufficiency, growing wherever you can grab the space - whether it be your patio, balcony or window sill. Apart from the many joys of growing your own food, the benefits of container gardening are manifold: accessibility, portability, soil choice, easier pest and disease control...Find out how to get started and choose your pots, how to grow and harvest - including the most appropriate crops for small spaces, how to deal with problems and lots of great tips on how to be successful on a shoestring.
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 (April 26, 2018)