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The Ornamental Kitchen Garden
The ornamental kitchen represents a return to traditional methods once found in gardens in many parts of the world, from medieval monasteries to Victorian kitchen-gardens, in which fruit, flowers and vegetables were planted in the same beds in an attractive and productive mix. This method is also kind to the environment and in tune with nature, and is suited to all sizes o ...more
Paperback, 256 pages
Published July 1st 1996 by BBC Books
(first published January 1st 1990)
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I literally got this book for one cent (plus shipping), and as such it was a great bargain. It is absolutely packed with information, and it's great for anyone who enjoyed the TV series of the same name, or for those interested in growing food and flowers together. Beautiful and informative sections on garden design, construction, fruits, veggies, and flowers are all here along with some technical chapters on propagation and pest control. It was written for the British garden and so some of the ...more
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