ISBN: 9781900322201 Year Added to Catalog: 2008 Book Format: Paperback Book Art: 32-page color signature Number of Pages: 234 Book Publisher: Green Books Release Date: June 15, 2008 Web Product ID: 370
Small is beautiful, less is more; a salad a day—but not the supermarket way.
Small is beautiful, less is more; a salad a day—but not the supermarket way. This compendium of practical methods for growing a wide variety of salads throughout the year will inspire you to grow your own, whether on a windowsill or a garden. Here is all the information you need for productive, healthy, and tasty salads. Learn the subtleties of salad seasons and virtues of different leaves throughout the year. And when your table is groaning with the abundance of your harvests, there are delicious and imaginative recipes from Susie, Charles’ wife, exploiting the fantastic flavors, color, and vitality of home-grown salad leaves.
About the Author
Charles Dowding has grown vegetables and salads organically for more than 25 years in Somerset, England, using surface composting methods. He started growing vegetables commercially in 1982 with one of the first vegetable-box schemes, and is currently farming an acre, selling about 200 salad bags of different sizes every week. He has written about surface composting in his book Organic Gardening: The Natural No-Dig Way.