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How to make black gold in your garden

Advantages: Covers more areas and types of composting than other titles, good troubleshooting advice
Disadvantages: If you already have a bin, extensive info on choosing system may be irrelevant

I work part time as a gardening trainee, and my head gardener calls compost "black gold". Some people call making it an art, which is perhaps going too far for what is essentially creatively mixing rotting things together, but it shows the importance gar ...

ryeb 10.04.2013 · Read full review
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Review of How To Make And Use Composte The Ultimate Guide - Nicky Scott

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There's a Revolution brewing in the garden..

Advantages: Covers a wide range of crops, good level of information on each, well illustrated
Disadvantages: Choice of crops favours those used in Asian, and to a lesser extent "Tex-mex" cuisine

I hope to grow the majority of my own fruit and vegetables one day, and the fact I also work as a garden trainee means I always have a keen interest in learning more about growing edibles. I have acquired a number of books about the subject over the last ...

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Review of James Wong's Homegrown Revolution - James Wong

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An excellent book for beginners and experienced gardeners

Advantages: Provides considerable gardening information for beginners and the more experienced
Disadvantages: The unpredictable British weather!

I own a vast amount of books on a variety of subjects and over the last few months I have been gradually sorting through them all and giving away those that I no longer use. I am a keen gardener and have enjoyed growing my own fruit and vegetables since I ...

Alyson29 02.09.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Creating Your Backyard Farm: How to Grow Fruit and Vegetables, and Raise Chickens and Bees - Nicki Trench

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One of the secrets to my gardening success

Advantages: Offers a wealth of knowledge for creating tubs, baskets and a beautiful garden
Disadvantages: None for me

1001 Most Popular Garden Plants - Antje Rugullis My Reasons for Purchase My father has always been a keen gardener and can turn his hand to almost anything and I have vivid and very ...

Alyson29 12.05.2012 · Read full review
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Review of 1001 Most Popular Garden Plants - Alan Gear

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My Grow Your Own Bible

Advantages: Thorough, covers all aspects of growing fruit and veg from sowing seeds to cooking the produce
Disadvantages: Not much information on growing in containers

As soon as we bought our own house and I had a garden of my own I started trying to grow my own vegetables and one day when we were at our local garden centre "Food From Your Garden And Allotment" caught my eye. It looked like exactly the kind of ...

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Review of Food from Your Garden & Allotment - Reader's Digest

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