The Complete Gardener

The Complete Gardener

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  • 製本 Hardcover:ハードカバー版/ページ数 384 p.
  • 言語 ENG
  • 商品コード 9780789493194
  • DDC分類 635.0484

Table of Contents

Background                                         8  (2)
Being Organic 10 (78)
Relationship to place, organic
horticultural practice, weather, soil,
cultivation, tools, compost, manures,
mulches, plant propagation, the
greenhouse, rainfall and irrigation,
weeds, pests and diseases
Structure 88 (44)
Planning the design, practical
considerations Paths, walls and fences,
hedges and laying hedges, trees, the Lime
Walk, pleaching limes, the Coppice,
topiary
Flowers 132(106)
Spring Garden: spring, summer and winter
bulbs
Jewel Garden: annuals and biennials,
climbers, grasses and bamboos
Walled Garden: perennials, climbers,
shrubs, roses, winter shrubs
Damp Garden: hostas and ferns, willows
Vegetables 238(102)
The vegetable plot, crop rotation
Spring vegetables: asparagus, broccoli,
calabrese, salad crops, spring greens,
sorrel
Summer vegetables: peas, onions,
shallots, artichokes, tomatoes, broad
beans, lettuce, carrots, potatoes,
beetroot, courgettes, cucumbers, French
and climbing beans, radish, spinach
Autumn vegetables: squashes, celery,
celeriac, aubergines, peppers, chard,
florence fennel, chicory, turnips,
swedes, sweetcorn
Winter vegetables: cabbages, cauliflower,
leeks, parsnips, winter kale
The Herb Garden 340(32)
Annual and biennial herbs: garlic, basil,
coriander, parsley, dill, borage, angelica
Mediterranean herbs: rosemary, thyme,
lavender, sage, marjoram, hyssop, bay,
lovage, fennel, lemon balm, tarragon,
feverfew, mints, comfrey, horseradish,
chives, tansy
Fruit 372(58)
The orchard: Orchard fruit: apples,
damsons and plums, figs, nuts, quinces,
pears
Soft fruit: raspberries, strawberries,
gooseberries, blackcurrants, red- and
whitecurrants
Index 430(10)
Acknowledgements 440