Fruit and Vegetables for Scotland: A Practical Guide and History by Kenneth Cox and Caroline Beaton
Fruit and vegetables have formed a fundamental part of the Scottish diet for thousands of years. This fascinating and practical book explores the history of fruit, vegetable and herb growing in Scotland's unique and changeable climate, and provides a contemporary guide to the best techniques for growing produce, whether in a garden, allotment, patio or window box.
Packed with hundreds of colour photographs, drawings and descriptive diagrams, this is a detailed and comprehensive bible for the gardener. In addition to advice on climate and soil conditions, it has contacts for organisations, specialist societies, nurseries and suppliers, as well as a detailed bibliography and list of useful websites.
This is an essential reference book for anyone aiming to get the best possible results from their garden produce north of the border.