Foreword INTRODUCTION Growing in a small space know your plot prepare the plot All about growing Extending the season Coping with problems Planning what to grow THE GARDENING YEAR Early spring Mid spring Late spring Early summer Mid summer Late summer Early autumn Mid autumn Late autumn Early winter Mid winter Late winter REFERENCE SECTION Sowing/harvesting calender Pest/disease directory Glossary Index Acknowledgements
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