The Vegie Box
By Jackie Dargaville
(24 April 2014)
RRP: $64.95 ISBN: 9780987599773
This lovely gardening gift box by Victorian biodynamic farmer Jackie Dargaville, comes with an informative, easy to follow, growing handbook, a generous 5 year gardening diary, and 26 laminated growing cards of popular vegetables, which are durable enough to take into the garden with you.
The Vegie Box handbook is full of useful organic gardening advice relevant to our climate, covering the who, what, when, where and how of growing vegies including: sourcing and saving seed, preparing and maintaining soils, identifying and managing pests & diseases, and producing a bumper harvest. There are lots of colour photos throughout, as well as growing charts and a great resource guide. It is also relevant to our cool temperate.
Available at selected bookshops and online: www.boxbooks.com.au