If you have ever dreamed about growing and cooking your own food, living the good life and getting close to nature, then this is the book for you! Gardening and natural history enthusiast Joe Hashman (alias 'Dirty Nails' of the Blackmore Vale Magazine) serves up another absorbing helping of practical tips, advice, observations and recipes from his vegetable plot and kitchen. In this week-by-week account of the fruit and vegetable gardener's year, you are invited to join Joe on the plot and get stuck in to the important jobs of the day. The finer points of crop husbandry are beautifully and clearly presented using simple step-by-step colour photographs. With poetic licence in his writing, the author takes readers on a wonderful journey of discovery through the changing seasons. A wealth of easy to follow but unusual recipes will keep the chef in you busy and satisfied too!
Contents: CONTENTS Every week, by calendar month: ON THE PLOT; JOBS TO DO EACH WEEK; VEG ON THE MENU.