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  • Published: 1 August 2011
  • ISBN: 9781409057079
  • Imprint: Transworld Digital
  • Format: EBook

The Vegetable Expert


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The bestselling guide to everything you need to know about vegetables, now updated to include all the new varieties available and up-to-the minute advice about beating pests and diseases.

Whether you are a first-time allotment holder or an 'old-hand', The Vegetable Expert will show you:

How to get started
Where to grow your vegetables
How to choose the right types and varieties
How to deal with pests and diseases

Reliable, easy-to-follow advice and information from EXPERT books - the world's best-selling gardening series

  • Pub date: 1 August 2011
  • ISBN: 9781409057079
  • Imprint: Transworld Digital
  • Format: EBook

About the Author

D G Hessayon

Dr Hessayon is the world’s best-selling horticultural author – his Expert series of gardening books have sold over 53 million copies.He has been honoured by Queen Elizabeth who created him an Officer of the Order of the British Empire for services to British horticulture.He has been honoured by a leading newspaper which included him in its list of ’60 Truly Great Elizabethans’ because “he has taught millions of us how to garden with his wonderful do-it-yourself guides”.He has been honoured by Guinness World Records as “the top-selling living author of the 1990s”.He has been honoured at the National Book Awards with the first-ever Lifetime Achievement Award.

The Expert style is hard to define.According to the Librarian of the Royal Horticultural Society “Dr Hessayon perfected a manner of presentation which has yet to be surpassed for clarity, intelligibility and ease of access”.According to The Times “he invented a formula of clear, uncluttered advice and illustrations with a superbly logical layout”.

There are 21 Expert titles in the series which have been enjoyed by gardeners all round the world.The House Plant Expert has now passed sales of one million copies in both the U.S. and Russia.

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