No matter how small your space, green-fingered Sam Corfield (aka The Hairy Horticulturist) shows you how simple it is to grow your own edible garden.
Covering over 50 roots, shoots, flowers, leaves and fruits, he'll guide you through his foolproof three-step method of sow-grow-gather, while providing useful tips and tricks along the way. Showcasing delicious vegetables, fruits and herbs that anyone can easily grow at home, Sam will also introduce you to some more unusual and colorful veggies (like purple carrots, rainbow radishes and cucamelons!) to show just how exciting growing-your-own can be.
Whether you have a small garden, balcony or windowsill, Sow Grow Gather will demystify the growing process, explain useful gardening equipment and reveal how to fit different containers and pots into every corner of your space. With beautiful photography and advice on which plants will suit your plot, as well as how to care for them, you'll go from veg-patch beginner to edible-garden-expert in no time and have fun during the process.
About the Author
Sam Corfield (aka The Hairy Horticulturist) is a trained horticulturist, cameraman and expert vegetable grower residing in Cornwall, South West England. Having spent many years working and training at the world-renowned Lost Gardens of Heligan, Sam now has a large online following on Instagram, where he provides information and education on growing-your-own and self-sufficiency. His work has led to him building a large kitchen garden for an award-winning pub, managing a five-acre farm shop vegetable garden and growing an impressive beard. Sam loves to grow more unusual varieties of fruit and veg that you wouldn't find in your local shop or supermarket and encourages his fans to do the same with his unique, fun and accessible approach to gardening. He is currently renovating a 750-year-old mill where he hopes to grow vegetables for many happy years to come. This is his first book.