Herbs provide flavours and scents unlike any other, and the 80 hand-picked herbs in Growing Herbs are a living trove of fresh flavours for any cook, with power to transform the simplest dish. Find out how to grow herbs in beds, pots, borders and windowboxes, how to plant, propagate and harvest, then the 80 most exciting herbs are identified, illustrated, and their uses explained. This is accompanied by 12 projects which show how to develop a herb garden at the next level and use herbs in the most interesting ways from planting a herb roof to making herbal oils.
Create your best vegetable garden ever with a few packets of seed and some fertile ground! Growing Vegetables combines practical elements with inspiration and beauty. Learn how to grow some of the most popular staple crops such as tomatoes, potatoes, radishes and rocket, and also some more unusual exciting choices such as oca, tomatillo, seakale and yacon. Includes easy to follow instructions on how to be a successful vegetable gardener, plus 12 exciting projects to try throughout the year.
In Growing Bulbs, expert Richard Wilford shows the key differences between bulbs, corms, and tubers, he explains the importance of planting times and techniques, he explains simple methods for propagation, as well as planting instructions for growing in borders, within grassy areas or in containers.
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew is a world famous centre for botanical and mycological knowledge. Over the past 250 years, Kew has made innumerable contributions to increasing the understanding of plants and fungi with many benefits for humankind. Kew has built a global resource for medicinal plant names that enables health professionals and researchers to access information about plants and plant products relevant to pharmacological research, health regulation, traditional medicine and functional foods.