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The Royal Horticultural Society : vegetable and fruit gardening in Australia

Pollock, Michael2012
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Taking a fresh look at kitchen and vegetable gardens, this definitive guide provides the latest advice and specialist tips from the Australian consultants and RHS team of experts on growing healthy and tasty crops
Main title:
The Royal Horticultural Society : vegetable and fruit gardening in Australia / by Michael Pollock, editor-in-chief; Peter Anderson, photographer; Allen Gilbert, Laurie Cosgrove and Jennifer Wilkinson, Australian consultants
Imprint:
Camberwell Dorling Kindersley Australia 2012
Collation:
272 p. colour illustrations
Contents:
Growing Vegetables and Fruit: Climate and location -- Shelter from wind -- Soil types and structure -- Essential nutrients -- Lime and soil acidity -- Fertilizers and manures -- Making compost -- Planning your garden -- Crop rotation -- The bed system -- Using containers -- Soil preparation -- Mulching -- Crop protection -- Weed control -- Keeping your garden healthy -- Watering and irrigation -- Tools and equipment -- Vegetables: Vegetable seed -- Sowing seed in pots and punnets -- Sowing seed in the garden -- Planting -- Routine care -- Storage -- Visual index of vegetables -- Brassicas -- Root crops -- The onion family -- Legumes -- Salad crops -- Fruiting vegetables -- Curcubits -- Stem vegetables -- Leafy vegetables -- Perennial vegetables -- Culinary Herbs: Growing culinary herbs -- Visual index of culinary herbs -- A-Z of culinary herbs -- Fruit: Visual index of fruit -- Growing Tree Fruits: Planning -- Tree fruit forms -- Rootstocks -- Grafting tree fruits -- Pollination -- Planting tree fruits -- General care -- Pruning and training principles -- Pruning different tree forms -- Tree Fruit Crops -- Growing Soft Fruits: Planning -- Planting soft fruits -- General care -- Soft Fruit Crops -- Grape Vines: Planning -- Grape vines under cover -- Grape vines outdoors -- Growing Tender Fruits -- Crop Planner -- Average Crop Yields -- Seasonal Tasks -- Plant Problems
ISBN:
9781740338929 (hbk)
Dewey class:
635.0994 ROY
Local class:
635.0994
Language:
English
BRN:
18790
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