The Salad Garden
A guide to growing more than 200 salad plants,The Salad Garden covers all you need to know, from site preparation to harvesting, detailing special planting techniques, advice on the best varieties (for growing and for flavour) and plenty of tips and tricks for bountiful crops. Joy Larkcom also shows you how to create a beautiful potager garden, with tips such as training tomatoes up attractive spiral supports, planting for theatrical height and edible seed pods.
'The queen of the kitchen garden' The Telegraph
Joy Larkcom is one of Britain's most respected vegetable garden makers and gardening writers. She has contributed to many magazines and newspapers, radio and TV programmes and has lectured all over the world. Her accolades include the Garden Writer of the Year award (three times); Lifetime Achievement Award from the Garden Writers' Guild in 2003, and the Veitch Memorial Medal for horticulture, the RHS's highest honour, in 1993. She was chosen as one of photographer Nancy Honey's 100 Leading Ladies - a project exhibiting some of the most influential women in Britain. Her other titles for Frances Lincoln are Oriental Vegetables (ISBN 9780711236128), Grow Your Own Vegetables (ISBN 9780711219632) and The Organic Salad Garden (ISBN 9780711222045).