Growing vegetables can be a tricky business. With sage advice from old Gardeners' World hands coupled with tips on the best varieties to grow and advice on how best to look after your plot, this title includes topics ranging from hands-on instructions for preparing a seed bed or trying new varieties of tomato to little-known facts about our crops.
Growing vegetables can be a tricky business, and even the most experienced of gardeners will occasionally need to turn to a trusted tome for some handy advice. The Veg Grower's Almanac is just such a book - a compendium of month-by-month tips, advice and items of interest.
With sage advice from old Gardeners' World hands coupled with tips on the best varieties to grow and timely advice on how best to look after your plot, this attractive collection blends practical advice with evocative writing and fascinating facts. Illustrated throughout with charming drawings and sketches, The Veg Grower's Almanac is a welcome additional to any gardener's shelf - from hands-on instructions for preparing a seed bed or trying new varieties of tomato to fascinating little-known facts about our favourite crops.
Martyn Cox (Author) Martyn Cox is the former features editor of BBC Gardeners' World magazine, deputy editor of Gardenlife and was on the editorial teams at Amateur Gardening and Horticulture Week. Now freelance, he writes a weekly gardening column in the Mail on Sunday, and monthly for Saga Magazine, saga.co.uk and Grow It. Martyn contributes regularly for many other titles, including the Guardian, Sainsbury's Magazine, Grand Designs, the Daily Telegraph, The English Garden, Homes & Gardens and the Times Magazine.
He is the author of seven books, including 101 Plants for Problem Places, 101 Ideas for Small Gardens, Big Gardens in Small Spaces- Irreverent Advice for Urban Gardeners, Gardening with Kids and the award-winning RHS Wildlife Garden.
Martyn trained in horticulture at Writtle College, Essex and has many years practical gardening experience. He sits on the Garden Media Guild committee and has a small garden in East London, which he opens annually for charity.
A charming collection of practical advice and evocative writing from the trusted veg growers at Gardeners' World .