About the Author: Richard Bird has been gardening since childhood, and maintains a large garden where his abiding passion for growing vegetables is very evident. He is a full-time author on gardens and plants, and has written nearly 30 books on kitchen gardening, fruit trees, vegetable gardens, topiary and pruning.
Biblio NotesGreens are highly nutritious, contributing essential vitamins and minerals to the diet, and they are particularly tasty if they are home-grown and eaten soon after harvesting. In this book, the main types of greens are described and illustrated, with useful information about the different varieties that can be grown, their history, cultivation requirements and cooking uses. There are step-by-step instructions for planting greens, as well as keeping them in tip-top condition by dealing with pests and diseases. A must for novices and experienced growers alike, the book is ideal for anyone who wants to experiment with new varieties. An illustrated guide to the different varieties of greens, their history and cooking uses Step-by-step instructions for preparing the soil, sowing under glass, planting out in rows or blocks, and harvesting and storing greens How to grow cabbages, Brussels sprouts, broccoli, kale, cauliflower, spinach, Swiss chard, lettuce and salad leaves Helpful hints on how to avoid pests and diseases, and what to do when problems occur LORENZ BOOKS An imprint of Anness Publishing Ltd. www.annesspublishing.com; firstname.lastname@example.org Lorenz Books is distributed in the UK by Book Trade Services, Blaby Road, Wigston, Leicester LE18 4SE. Tel: +44 0116 275 9060; Fax: +44 0116 275 9090 email: email@example.com. For any special sales or translation information contact Paul Anness on firstname.lastname@example.org
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