TBI Growing Guide  2012

This guide has been written by local expert Sheila Wickens, with additional contributors, with specific reference to growing conditions in the north of Scotland - no more frustratingly unhelpful information relevant to the south of England.

The links below follow the layout of the printed guide, which is still available in a convenient spiral bound format for £12, or £10 to TBI members.  You will find it on the TBI stall at the markets and other events, or contact Anne at info@transitionblackisle.org .

0 Full document.pdf

1 Table of Contents (p1-4).pdf
2 Introducing Grow North (p5-11).pdf
3 Planning Your Garden (p12-20).pdf
4 Watering Your Garden (p21-23).pdf
5 Mulching (p24-28).pdf
6 Irrigation Systems and Holiday watering options (p29-30).pdf
7 Feeding your Plants and Home made Fertilisers (p31-33).pdf
8 The Kitchen Garden in Summer (p34).pdf
9 Composting (p35-44).pdf
10 Enjoying your First Garden Produce (p45-49).pdf
11 Preserving your Food - Jams, chutneys, drying and bottling (p50-60).pdf
12 Improving your soil (p61-2).pdf
13 How to Have the Best Producing Winter Vegetable Garden (inc Polytunnels) (p63-68).pdf
14 Notes on Fruit session with Les Bates (p69-75).pdf
15 Notes on Pests, Diseases and Disorders session with Audrey Litterick (p76-82).pdf
16 Sustainability in Gardening ( p83-85).pdf
17 GROW YOUR OWN GARDEN - MONTH BY MONTH ( p86-125).pdf
18 GLOSSARY ( p126-128).pdf
19 Seeds and Seed Saving (p129-145).pdf

 

 

 

 

 

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