Learn about fruit, herbs & vegetables. Have you dreamed of becoming more self-sufficient by growing your very own food? The Fruit, Vegetables and Herbs e-book is the perfect manual for any budding gardener who wants to know the secrets of growing fruit, vegetables and herbs in their own gardens. This e-book covers what to grow, ideal growing conditions and how to have a successful harvest, it is an investment into your home-grown future! Save money, know how far your food has travelled and what chemicals have been used on your food- who knows you may even enjoy it and get all the other benefits that gardening can bring to your family!
Believe it or not, you can grow a lot of food on a standard quarter acre block. The key to success is planning. Choose what you grow, how you grow it and how much you grow, very carefully.
Over seven image-rich chapters, this engaging e-book is packed with handy hints and expert advice which will have your pantry bursting with delicious home grown fruit and vegetables in no time!
Table of Contents
CHAPTER 1 FOOD FROM THE GARDEN
CHAPTER 2 DECIDING WHAT TO GROW
CHAPTER 3 SUCCESSFUL GROWING
CHAPTER 4 FRUITS
CHAPTER 4 PART I – DECIDUOUS FRUIT TREES
CHAPTER 4 PART 2 – CITRUS FRUITS
CHAPTER 4 PART 3 – TROPICAL FRUITS
CHAPTER 4 PART 4 – BERRIES
CHAPTER 4 PART 5 – NUTS
CHAPTER 4 PART 6 – VINE CROPS
CHAPTER 4 PART 7 – USING PRODUCE
CHAPTER 5 VEGETABLES
CHAPTER 6 MUSHROOMS
CHAPTER 7 SPECIAL GROWING TECHNIQUES
About the Author:
John L. Mason Dip.Hort.Sc., Sup’n Cert., FIOH, FPLA, MAIH, MACHPER, MASA
John Mason has had over 35 years experience in the fields of Horticulture, Recreation, Education and Journalism. He has extensive experience both as a public servant, and as a small business owner. John has held positions ranging from Director of Parks and Recreation (City of Essendon) to magazine editor.
John is a well respected member of many professional associations, and author of over thirty five books and of over two thousand magazine articles. Even today, John continues to write books for various publishers including Simon and Shuster, and Landlinks Press (CSIRO Publishing).