Practical Self Sufficiency: The Complete Guide to Sustainable Living

By Dick and James Strawbridge. Dorling Kindersley Limited.

Everything you need to know about modern-day self-sufficient living from stars of the BBC series It’s Not Easy Being GreenDick and James Strawbridge

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The River Cottage Cookbook

By Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall. HarperCollins Publishers

Published to tie in with the third series of the acclaimed Channel 4 River Cottage, this book draws on Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall’s experiences at his home in Dorset. Its main aim is to help the reader enjoy life with food.

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River Cottage Veg Every Day! (River Cottage Every Day)

By Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall 

Winner of Best Cookbook at the Observer Food Monthly Awards. Why don’t we eat more veg? They’re healthy, cost-effective and, above all, delicious. Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall believes that it is time to put this to rights, as he explains in this brilliant new book.

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Make Your Garden Feed You

By E.T. Brown

This brilliantly titled book does exactly what it says on the tin. Time travel back to the forties with this unique facsimile of a genuine archive title.Let horticultural expert E.T. Brown teach you how to get the most out of your garden, and slash your shopping budget at the same time.

In this specially restored and reproduced book, you will learn: How to grow berries and tomatoes, how to prepare an herb bed, the best way to keep birds and mice from your peas, and other enemies of your flower bed & how to utilise bees to get not only honey, but also fine fruit

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Jekka’s Complete Herb Book

By Jekka McVicar. In Association with the RHS

This is an all-time classic gardening bestseller with over 350 varieties of herb to grow and over 200 delicious and inventive recipes. It is a spread-by-spread reference work bringing together all aspects of an individual herb – history and folklore, species to grow and cosmetic, medicinal and culinary uses. Chapters on propagation, harvesting and making herb oils are complemented with ideas for ten different designs for herb gardens and a unique yearly calendar. Accurate colour photography means that identification for the reader is simple as well as making the book a glorious companion – the only book on the subject the reader will ever need.

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The Polytunnel Book: Fruit and Vegetables All Year Round

By Joyce Russell

Whether you are a complete beginner gardener, or a more experienced grower, this comprehensive, practical month-to-month growing guide to polytunnel gardening has got what you need, telling you exactly what to do and when to do it, in order to grow the best fruit and vegetables all-year-round.

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