Experienced vegetable grower John Harrison takes you through the entire vegetable year so that, for all the main vegetables, you'll know exactly when you should sow your seeds, dig your plot and harvest your crops.
Choose the most appropriate vegetables for your particular soil and select the right position so that they flourish. Discover how to make your own compost and organic fertilisers, as well as the best methods of controlling pests. Find out how to extend the season by buying or building your own cloches and cold frames.
Put an end to worries that your shop-bought vegetables contain chemical residues or to concerns about the air miles such vegetables have flown en route to your table!
Discover the benefits of growing your own fruit and vegetables, raising chickens, making butter, cheese and bread, and brewing your own beer.
Save energy, save on your bills.
Harvest food for free and avoid waste.
Play the supermarkets at their own game and get the best deals.
See how to recycle, re-use, make do and mend.
Find out if solar power is right for you and whether wind power makes domestic sense.
? Discover which are the easiest vegetables and fruit to grow in your particular situation
? Make the most of your containers and growbags
? Find out about dwarf fruit varieties
? Benefit from John's practical experience and his no-nonsense advice
? Enjoy the taste of homegrown produce, free of chemical residues