Build a Better Vegetable Garden: 30 DIY Projects to Improve your Harvest



From from kitchen-garden guru Joyce Russell, author of best-selling The Polytunnel Book, this book presents 30 decorative vegetable-growing projects that anyone can make and enjoy.

Whether you are an experienced gardener looking for an edge to help boost your fruit and vegetable yields, or are new to gardening and need some gentle guidance in how to make a start, this book will help you create a beautiful, bountiful garden filled with delicious fruit and veg!

All the projects are devised to extend the season, protect crops from pests or improve yields. Apart from the obvious cost-savings from growing or making your own, the desire to work with craft fulfils the need to improve your patch of land. These compelling projects transform your vegetable plot into somewhere more productive, more attractive and more secure.

From simple cloche projects to making tunnels and frames or creating design solutions that deter slugs and carrot root fly, these projects are well-designed, functional and decorative. Each project has photographed step by step instructions, a list of materials and tools needed, and a relative skills rating.

Projects include:

  • simple cloche
  • raised bed
  • herb bed
  • plant propagator
  • mini greenhouse
  • compost bins
  • fruit cage
  • bean support
  • leaf mould container
  • folding bean frame
  • poly cloche
  • carrot fly protector
  • boot scraper
  • drying cabinet

Alongside the projects are growing tips and specific advice to make the most of your crop. These 30 projects will be enjoyed by gardeners of all levels and anyone who loves growing their own produce.

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