Have you ever wandered through a farmer's market and marveled at the array of fresh vegetables, herbs, fruit and cut flowers?
Did you find yourself dreaming of being able to grow your own? Perhaps you were brought down to earth when you remembered your limited space, oreven recalled your not-so-green thumb which has let you down countless times!
Well, help is at hand: Drawing upon a lifetime of gardening experience, come with me as we journey down the garden path to a bounty of vegetables, herbs, fruit and cut flowers. By using a highly successful method - growing abovegroundin containers or raised beds, or a combination of both, I will show you how to become a successful urban gardener in whatever space isavailable to you.In just a short time you can be harvesting your own garden-fresh, organic produce throughout the year; the sooner you plant, the sooner you reap thebenefits!Each chapter presents clear and concise information which will enable you to reach your gardening goals, without intimidating even the beginner gardener. Useful tips along the way pro vide every day, common sense solutions to gardening problems. Coupled with all the information you need to grow a wide variety ofvegetables, herbs, fruit and cut flowers, are my tried and tested signature recipes: Savor the aroma of a pot of Spaghetti Bolognese sauce simmering on the stove, enhanced by Italian herbs grown in your own garden.
Join me as we decode gardening basics, learn what's involved in sowing seed, understand the process of planning your garden, and explore quickreference growing guides for edibles and cut flowers; finally enjoy the fruits of your labors from your garden to your table.