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Have you dreamed of becoming more self-sufficient by growing your very own food? The Fruit, Vegetables and Herbs ebook is the perfect manual for any budding gardener who wants to know the secrets of growing fruit, vegetables and herbs in their own gardens. This ebook covers what to grow, ideal growing conditions and how to have a successful harvest, it is an investment into your home-grown future! Save money, know how far your food has traveled and what chemicals have been used on your food- who knows you may even enjoy it and get all the other benefits that gardening can bring to your family!

 

Believe it or not, you can grow a lot of food on a standard quarter acre block. The key to success is planning. Choose what you grow, how you grow it and how much you grow, very carefully.

Over seven image-rich chapters, this engaging ebook is packed with handy hints and expert advice which will have your pantry bursting with delicious home grown fruit and vegetables in no time!

 

Pages: 163

Images:  224

ISBN: 978-0-9873176-6-7

 

 

Table of Contents

CREDITS
About the author

CHAPTER 1 FOOD FROM THE GARDEN
What can you produce in your garden?

CHAPTER 2 DECIDING WHAT TO GROW

 CHAPTER 3 SUCCESSFUL GROWING
Light
Temperature
Soil
Nutrition
Water
Wind
Cold and the garden
Different growing methods
Where to get helpful information

CHAPTER 4 FRUITS
Introduction - fruit trees for all climates
How to develop an espalier on a wall
Good backyard fruit trees for a range of climates

CHAPTER 4 PART I – DECIDUOUS FRUIT TREES
Winter chilling requirements
Pests and diseases
Deciduous fruit encyclopedia
Bare-rooted fruit trees
Pruning deciduous fruit trees

CHAPTER 4 PART 2 – CITRUS FRUITS
Tolerance to different climates
How to grow healthy citrus
Citrus species

CHAPTER 4 PART 3 – TROPICAL FRUITS
What fruits when

CHAPTER 4 PART 4 – BERRIES
Berry fruit

CHAPTER 4 PART 5 – NUTS
Introduction to nut growing
Commonly grown nuts

CHAPTER 4 PART 6 – VINE CROPS
Grape varieties

CHAPTER 4 PART 7 – USING PRODUCE
What to do with excess fruit

CHAPTER 5 VEGETABLES
Why grow vegetables?
The site
Choosing what to grow
Feeding and watering
Planning the cropping programme
Pests and diseases of vegetables

CHAPTER 6 MUSHROOMS
Four easy steps to growing mushrooms

CHAPTER 7 SPECIAL GROWING TECHNIQUES
Growing produce in containers
Hydroponics
Permaculture gardening
More special growing techniques

APPENDIX
Acs global partners

 



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