Grow Your Own Vegetables in Pots
Get the best out of any type of garden without spending a fortune, whether it"s a small window box or a hard patio, with Deborah Schneebeli-Morrell"s brilliant guide to growing crops in pots. Using containers or pots as a base for your gardening is so versatile - try making an eye-catching design feature by growing nasturtiums in a galvanized mop bucket, or grow parsley and basil on your window ledge in a kitchen colander. Growing your own crops is not only rewarding and fun, but you"ll be doing your bit for the environment too, as well as being able to ensure that all your crops are produced organically, whilst saving money at the same time. This book is packed with tips and techniques, from companion planting to deter pests to choosing the right container for the right crop, along with a wealth of other gardening advice. Grow Your Own Vegetables in Pots tempts the novice gardener to get growing and the more experienced gardener to grow organically, producing crops that are a pleasure to grow, harvest and eat.Deborah Schneebeli-Morrell grows crops on her city roof terrace and has created an eclectic allotment on a spectacular site in London. She also works a large garden in Wiltshire, where she practises the complementary craft of bee-keeping. She is dedicated to both flowers and vegetables, and grows all her produce organically. Deborah"s other passions include art and craft; she originally trained in fine art and is an award-winning artist. She has written over 20 practical craft books, including Grow Your Own Herbs in Pots and Decorating Pumpkins and Gourds (both published by CICO Books).