Hands in the Dirt
With the cost of living rising, growing our own vegetables makes complete sense.
Leah Evans (Instagram) shows us how in this straightforward book. She begins with heaps of easy-to-understand advice on how to start gardening: growing in small spaces and containers, building great soil and compost, growing from seed, transplanting, companion planting and much much more.
There is detailed information on eleven easy-to-grow, nutritious kitchen-garden staples: beetroot, beans, broccoli, carrots, cucumber, herbs, pumpkin, leafy greens, potatoes, zucchini and tomatoes. Includes tips for pest and disease control, growing healthy crops and harvesting. Plus garden-to-kitchen home cooking, basic preserving, inspiration for leftovers, and tasty, easy-to-make, hearty recipes.
Food security has become one of the most pressing issues today, and Hands in the Dirt teaches the basics that have been lost. It's the must-have book for every beginner gardener, everyone after some garden inspiration and every home cook.