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Miscellaneous & Produce
Book: Beds and Borders
(Simon Maughan & Jane Courtier)
Beds and Borders uses a handy split-page format that allows readers to flip through and match up the colour guide to choose harmonious and complementary plant mixes that work together across the seasons.
The colour codes cover soil type, lighting preferences, flowering season and even types of wildlife attracted so that whatever you’re working with sun or shade, a hot or cool colour scheme, a bed that’s crying out for perennial interest, or a border to attract as much wildlife to as possible you’ll find the answers here.
(ref: B102)P&P:- UK: £2.80
In an exciting introduction to the global seed-swapping movement, passionate seed activist Josie Jeffery explores why we should care about our plant heritage and, most importantly, explains how to do it.
With an invaluable directory of all the best seeds to swap and save, Seedswap provides all the tools you need to start your very own growing revolution.
(ref: B104)P&P:- UK: £2.80
Seedbombs for Bees
These beautifully presented kits each contain all that you need to make six medium-sized Seedbombs, with recipes designed specifically to attract either bees or butterflies. The seeds are encased in a mixture of compost, potting soil and clay, and are perfect for planting on wasteland, or inaccessible, abandoned areas or simply drop them in your own garden. Pop back a few weeks later to admire your handiwork!
(ref: B105)P&P:- UK: £2.80
Book: Flowerpot Farm
(Lorraine Harrison and Faye Bradley)
It’s easy to grow all sorts of flowers, scrummy fruits and vegetables on your very own Flowerpot Farm!
Discover the fun and magic of sowing, growing and tasting home-grown plants.
Meet the pollinators, the pests and the Flowerpot farmer’s best friends.
Decorate your pots and plant labels, try out yummy Tummy Treat recipes, and more!
A perfect present for little ones! (ref: B106)P&P:- UK: £2.80
How to Create a New Vegetable Garden
by Charles Dowding.
"How to clear weeds and grow great plants: Charles explains from a wealth of experience." Sarah Raven, journalist and author.
The author draws on his years of experience to show how easy it is to start a new vegetable garden. Any plot - whether a building site, overgrown with weeds or unwanted lawn - can be turned into a beautiful and productive vegetable area.
The book takes you step by step through: Planning and early stages; Clearing the ground; Mulch - what, why, how?; Minimizing digging; Sowing and planting across the seasons; Growing in ploytunnels and greenhouses.
Hardback. (ref: B108)P&P:- UK: £2.00
Gardening for Profit: From home plot to market garden
By Kate Collyns.
More and more people are discovering the rewards of growing their own food - and there's plenty of advice to be found here on how to do so. This book is for anyone interested in selling produce for profit - whether just surplus from a vegetable garden or wholesale from a fully developed business. Taking you step by step through all aspects you need to know, including: finding land; winning customers and marketing your produce; sourcing funding; deciding which crops to grow; and, managing your accounts. Paperback. (ref: B109)P&P:- UK: £2.00
How to Grow Food in Your Polytunnel All Year Round
By Mark Gatter and Andy McKee.
"This beautifully presented book covers every possible aspect of polytunnel growing. It will give kitchen gardeners the expertise and confidence they need to get the very best from their tunnel." Benedict Vanheems, Editor, Grow It!
Grow food in your polytunnel and you will have fresh produce all year round. Not only can you have sweet potatoes and late celery in November to winter radish, baby carrots and celeriac in early February, you will even have a choice of new potatoes, peas, tender cabbages, beetroot and more in the 'hungry gap'.
This book has all the information you need to make the most of this precious covered space, including: A detailed crop-by-crop guide to the growing year; Dedicated chapters on growing for each season, including the 'hungry gap'; A sowing and harvesting calendar to help with planning. Paperback.
(ref: B110)P&P:- UK: £2.00
The Fruit Tree Handbook
By Ben Pike. "A really well-organised, approachable yet thorough guide to sourcing, planting and caring for fruit trees. It's a must for anyone considering anything from a couple of tress to an orchard" Mark Diacono, River Cottage Head Gardener.
The Fruit Tree Handbook is a clear, practical guide for both amateur and expert. It explains all you need to know in order to grow delicious fruit, from designing your orchard and planting your trees to harvesting your produce.
This excellent book conveys a deep respect for the natural world, showing how to cultivate healthy trees through good management, and also includes chapters on restoring an old orchard and setting up a community orchard. Whether you are planning a few trees in your garden or 50 trees in a field, this is the book for you. (ref: B111)P&P:- UK: £2.00
Herbs and Butterflies Cotton Tea Towel
Herbs and Butterflies cotton Tea Towel, designed by Belinda Narncote by McCaw Allan.
Pretty, pretty, pretty!
(ref: M104)P&P:- UK: £2.00
Dictionary of Bees Linen Union Tea Towel
Dictionary of Bees Linen Union Tea Towel
by McCaw Allan.
Both amusing and practical – what could be better?
(ref: M105)P&P:- UK: £2.00
Butterfly Chart Linen Union Tea Towel
Butterfly Chart Linen Union Tea Towel by McCaw Allan
(ref: M106)P&P:- UK: £2.00
Plum and Mulled Wine Jam
Gorgeous jam that tastes like Christmas!
(ref: P101)P&P:- UK: £3.25
Lovely fresh taste home homegrown tomatoes, goes beautifully with cheese.
322g net (ref: P102)P&P:- UK: £3.25
Traditional jam, perfect for sandwiches, cakes and scones. (ref: P103)P&P:- UK: £3.25