Matthew Biggs's Complete Book of Vegetables Matthew Biggs
- Web Price: £13.59
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- 270 x 230 x 18mm
- 30 Sep 2010
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Matthew Biggs has been a professional gardener for over 20 years. In this comprehensive book, he shares his extensive knowledge of a wide variety of vegetables and inspires the gardener to take on the fulfilling activity of vegetable growing. His advice is practical as well as encouraging and is applicable to the backyard, garden, greenhouse and kitchen. With an A-Z of vegetables, sections on the history of vegetable growing, harvesting and storing, and over 200 recipes for vegetables in the kitchen, this is the practical guide that keen gardeners and beginners alike have been waiting for.
'Full of facts and tips on growing greens plus some delicious recipes.' Alan Titchmarsh
'Gone are the days when vegetable plot was home only to potatoes, carrots and cabbages. Now the range can be extended to include unusual, exotic and gourmet delicacies.' Adam Pasco, The Daily Telegraph
'Even if you never get around to growing a fraction of the varieties described, you will find much in this book to entertain you.' Max Davidson, The Express
'Highly innovative... Matthew's enthusiasm bubbles along from artichoke to zucchini.' Woman's Weekly
'A useful addition to any vegetable grower's library. Recommended.' Gardening Which?
'An A-Z of veg, from familiar to the exotic, with growing tips and recipes.' BBC Gardens Illustrated
Matthew Biggs trained at the Royal Botanic Gardens Kew and appeared in Channel 4’s Garden Club. He writes for Gardeners’ World magazine and lectures around the world. Matthew travels extensively and likes to experiment with unusual varieties and try out new growing techniques. He is the co-author of GQT Plant Chooser and GQT Techniques and Tips for Gardeners. He is best known for appearances on BBC Radio 4's Gardner's Question Time.