Essential Garden Books: Grow Vegetables

Some of you are at the Level Zero stage of gardening, but you will progress, and it is good to have a real hum-dinger of a vegetable book to look forward to, and start dabbling with.

A few folks have asked about our Grow vegetables book by Alan Buckingham that we loan out. It is marvellous and has been adapted by Jennifer Wilkinson for the Australian context. It accompanies our other favourite, ‘Grow Fruit‘. Explained well, approachable and a great reference.

It breaks my heart to say we have learned that this Australian Edition is entirely out of print, though you can still get Alan’s British version, here.

BUT we do have a few loved ‘hen’s teeth’ copies of it that we have loaned out to folks, and which are available to purchase directly from us. Pls contact us to enquire. If you happen to see a copy out in the wilds, snap it up!

Please do consider the irony of cutting down a tree for paper to make a book about trees – and perhaps buy a book in print only if you feel it will stay with you for a long time or can be shared with someone else after you. Buying books second hand is a great way to make the most of resources that someone else has finished with.
Many of our loved books were loved before.

To see more of the books we use every day, and recommend,
go to the Book section of our garden shop, via the menu..

Look wide; grow well, folks 🌿

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