Do you want to grow organic vegetables but don’t know where to begin? Jane's Delicious Garden is the perfect book for you - whether you have green fingers or not. Packed with practical advice, time saving tips, step-by-step instructions and personal anecdotes, this book is for beginners and gardening gurus alike.
With over 200 photographs and beautiful illustrations of vegetables drawn by the author, this book has detailed information on nearly 100 vegetables and herbs. Starting from the first step of preparing the soil, this invaluable guide will enable you to feed your family and friends with wholesome, organic food harvested from your own garden.
provides a wealth of practical information on growing and using nearly eighty different herbs. From creative ideas for herb garden design, to hands-on advice for setting up and maintaining an organic herb garden, this definitive guide is clearly laid out with hundreds of beautiful colour photographs.
With a detailed and richly illustrated A-Z reference along with a quick reference guide to healing plants, Jane's Delicious Herbs also includes information on making the most of the herbs in your garden, whether for cooking, healing, cleaning, pet care or feeling good. Jane’s Delicious Herbs is essential reading for anyone who wants to move towards a healthier lifestyle.
“There is something deeply satisfying about going into my garden, picking a selection of herbs and flowers, and brewing them into tea to make someone feel better. And to use homemade hand cream where I know every single ingredient and its origin. Or simply to add freshly-picked parsley to scrambled eggs.”
Jane shares her experiences of creating her urban farm oasis. This book is packed with inspirational ideas and practical information on all aspects of urban eco living. In her trademark sensible and easy-to-follow style, Jane provides a wealth of tips and suggestions for:
Jane’s Delicious A-Z of Vegetables is an accessible, comprehensive guide to the vegetables most commonly grown in South Africa, and to the many unusual heirloom varieties now readily available.
It provides a wealth of detailed information on how to sow, plant, feed, water, protect, harvest and prepare them, as well as advice on how to save their seed for future generations.
Written in Jane's quirky, practical style and illustrated lavishly with full-colour photographs for easy reference, this is a one-stop guide to growing any type of vegetable organically. Everything you need at your green fingertips!
This is a comprehensive guide to more than 150 delicious, nutrient-rich foods which, eaten as part of a balanced diet, boost our immune systems, improve our health and reduce the risk of disease. The book covers fruits and vegetables, seeds and grains, herbs and spices, nuts, seaweeds, mushrooms and more. A wealth of detailed information is provided on why these foods are good for us, as well as how to maximise their benefits and incorporate them easily into our daily meals. Written in Jane's practical and entertaining style, this book isn’t about strict diets or rigid eating rules. It is about eating wholesome, natural food, with no artificial preservatives or additives.
Full of fascinating titbits about the history and origins of what we eat, it also covers health aspects such as food sensitivities and the importance of gut bacteria, kitchen and pantry basics, plus useful tips on smoothies, sprouting, juicing, dehydrating, fermenting and healthy cooking. And for those keen to grow their own superfoods, there’s also gardening advice.