We have lately been under a 3 foot flood and your climbing peas have survived beautifully.
P Page, Purley On Thames, Berkshire
Supplied as a 560 page (11.5cm x 14cm), softback book.This Product is Available Now.
This book we use for reference too! It is well illustrated with information on so many different varieties, offering planting and harvesting times with easy bullet points for easy reference. Good cultivation advice and crop rotation as well as problem solving.
This book will help you grow the best varieties for taste, varieties which have been well tried and tested.
So much packed into such as small book!
How to use this guide
Why grow your own
Planning your plot
Watering and feeding
Weeding and mulching
Pests and dieseases
Plums, damsons and gages
Sweet and acid cherries
Peaches and nectarines
Medlars and quinces
Citrus: Lime, lemon, citrus, limequat, kumquat, orange, grapefruit, calamondin and mandarin
Nuts: Walnuts, almonds, sweet chestnuts and cobnuts
Blackberries and hybrid berries
Gooseberries, black, white
Salsify and scorzonera
Brassicas and leafy vegetables
Spring and bunching onions
Peas and beans
French beans (climbing and dwarf)
Beans for drying: kidney, cannellini. lablab, lima, soya, haricot, borlotti and southern peas
Salad leaves: sorrel, perilla, corn salad, komatsuna, cress, mibuna, mizuana, puslane, New Zealand, spinach, rocket, tatsoi, chinese broccoli, choy sum, chop suey greens, mustard greens, par-cel, red orache, texsel greens and celtuce
Peppers (sweet and chilli)
Cucumbers and squashes
Corugettes, marrows and Summer squashes
Pumpkins and Winter squashes
Dorling Kindersley Limited, London, WC2R 0RL
First published 2011
Writers: Ann Baggaley, Guy Barter, Helena Caldon, R.L.Rosenfeld, Pamela Ruch, Diana Vowles, Rosemmary Ward
RHS Consultants: Jim Arbury, Goy Barter
RHS Editors: Rae Spencer-Jones, Simon Maughan