This bestselling guide to growing a wide range of vegetables organically includes:
● the basics – how to plan your garden and prepare the soil, make compost, develop a planting guide, propagate, and sow and germinate seeds
● a comprehensive, A–Z guide to growing over 115 vegetables including Asian greens and unusual varieties
● growing Australian bush food, as well as a wide range of exotic herbs and spices
● growing mushrooms, plus edible flowers and weeds
● vegetable gardening in containers
● seed saving and heirloom vegetables.
For gardeners with not much room to move, there is a chapter on growing a large range of vegetables in containers. And for those interested in heirloom vegetables, advice on collecting and storing seeds. All this plus extensvie instructions on how to grow everything from 'A for Amaranth Spinach to Z for Zucchini', ensures that Organic Vegetable Gardening remains the organic grower's bible.
Annette McFarlane is a senior lecturer in horticulture, garden writer, author and broadcaster. Extensive travel has provided her with the opportunity to garden in a wide range of climates. She is the author of four gardening related books; regularly contributes to a range of gardening publications and online sites and also broadcasts a weekly gardening program. Annette is a recipient of the Australian Gold Laurel for Horticulture and has been inducted into the Horticultural Media Association Australia Hall of Fame.