Grow your food for free (well, almost) : great money-saving ideas for your garden (Book, 2011) [University of Maryland, College Park]
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Grow your food for free (well, almost) : great money-saving ideas for your garden

Author: Dave Hamilton
Publisher: Totnes : Green Books, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"By recycling and reusing materials creatively and making the most of what you have, you can gather all you need to grow your food on a budget. Whether it's building your own shed from scrap, constructing a path out of recycled materials or storing your harvest without a freezer it's all here"--Page 4 of cover.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dave Hamilton
ISBN: 9781900322898 1900322897
OCLC Number: 701113495
Description: 240 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction PART 1 GETTING STARTED1 Your growing space 2 Planning 3 Wildlife gardening 4 Paths, hedges and fences 5 The living soil 6 Water 7 Treasure in the trash 8 Wood PART 2 SPRING 09 Acquiring seeds 10 Protecting from the cold 11 Seed and potting compost 12 Raising new plants 13 Plant labels 14 Growing in containers 15 Gathering 'wild' extras PART 3 SUMMER16 Growing upwards 17 Dealing with weeds 18 Feeding plants 19 Dealing with pests and diseases 20 Propagating plants 21 Making the most of your crops 22 Gathering 'wild' extras PART 4 AUTUMN 23 Harvesting 24 Saving seed 25 Propagating plants 26 Storing crops 27 Making leaf mould 28 Gathering 'wild' extras PART 5 WINTER29 Winter protection 30 Small-scale construction 31 Building large structures 32 Tools Final words Resources Introduction PART 1 GETTING STARTED 1 Your growing space 2 Planning 3 Wildlife gardening 4 Paths, hedges and fences 5 The living soil 6 Water 7 Treasure in the trash 8 Wood PART 2 SPRING 9 Acquiring seeds 10 Protecting from the cold 11 Seed and potting compost 12 Raising new plants 13 Plant labels 14 Growing in containers 15 Gathering 'wild' extras PART 3 SUMMER 16 Growing upwards 17 Dealing with weeds 18 Feeding plants 19 Dealing with pests and diseases 20 Propagating plants 21 Making the most of your crops 22 Gathering 'wild' extras PART 4 AUTUMN 23 Harvesting 24 Saving seed 25 Propagating plants 26 Storing crops 27 Making leaf mould 28 Gathering 'wild' extras PART 5 WINTER 29 Winter protection 30 Small-scale construction 31 Building large structures 32 Tools Final words Resources
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Dave Hamilton shows you how, by recycling and reusing materials creatively and making the most of what you have, you can gather all you need to grow your food on a budget. Whether it's building your  Read more...
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"Providing ingenious gardening solutions for all seasons and problems, it's sure to satisfy both your bank balance and inner eco-warrior." * Kitchen Garden - August 2011 * "Clear illustrations and Read more...

 
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