Growing Vegetables Leaflets

The Society has a range of growing leaflets produced by members. The leaflets provide expert help to the vegetable grower and are available to buy at just 75p each plus postage.

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Are Your Beds Made Properly?

Are Your Beds Made Properly?

An extensive guide to the types of soil, minerals and lime designed to help you understand your soil and increase the fertility of your soil to grow better crops.

Growing Culinary Herbs

Growing Culinary Herbs

Covers the conditions required for successful growing of a wide range of varieties, propagation and preserving herbs.

Vegetable Growing Under Cloches

Vegetable Growing Under Cloches

Covers the history and use of cloches, types of cloches and materials, sowing dates for different vegetables under cloche

Marrows Pumpkins  Squashes

Marrows Pumpkins & Squashes

A guide to growing Marrows Pumpkins & Squashes, which are members of the Curcubita Genus. Covers background, soil conditions, cultivation, varieties and exhibition requirements.

Runner Beans

Runner Beans

Covers ground preparation, feeding requirements, sowing the seeds, supporting and regular cultivation methods

Potatoes

Potatoes

Covers soil preparation, purchasing seed potatoes, sprouting (or chitting), planting, varieties, care and cultivation.

Leeks

Leeks

Covers growing leeks from seed, blanching, exhibition and the construction of a typical leek trench.

Cucumbers

Cucumbers

Covers sowing the seed, preparation, growing on, greenhouse training, frame cultivation, ridge or outdoor cucumbers, grafting cucumbers, gherkins, varieties, pests and diseases

Beetroot, Leaf Beet and Spinach

Beetroot, Leaf Beet and Spinach

Covers types of beetroot, seed sowing and cultivation, pests and diseases, Swiss chards or seakale beet, conditions for growth etc.

Celery and Celeriac

Celery & Celeriac

Covers the soil preparation, sowing, subsequent care, varieties, pests and diseases of celeriac and self-blanching and green celery. There is also an informative section on growing exhibition celery.

Salad Vegetables

Salad Vegetables

A discussion of various vegetables and utilisation in salads.

Onions

Onions

Covers growing from seed, growing from sets, growing from pips and growing for exhibition.

Seeds for the Kitchen

Seeds for the Kitchen

It is surprising how many seeds can be found in the larder and this leaflet covers most of them including angelica, caraway, coriander, cumin, dill, fennel, mustard and poppy.

Peas

Peas

Covers nutritional values, types of pea, first early, second early and maincrop, mangetout, petit pois, asparagus peas, soil types, sowing and cultivation, pests and diseases, growing for exhibition.

Aubergines and Peppers

Aubergines and Peppers

Covers varieties, cultivation and culinary uses.

Cauliflower for Exhibition

Cauliflower for Exhibition

A guide to growing superb cauliflowers suitable for the show bench.

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