Growing vegetables is a rewarding activity in every way. First, there's the fun of choosing what to grow. Then there's the satifaction of preparing your pots or garden plots and sowing seeds and planting seedlings. Next comes the pleasure of cultivation and care. And finally…the magical moment arrives when your vegetables are ripe and ready to harvest and cook. In this world of fast foods and mass production, there's a growing trend towards taking the time to grow your own produce. Brought straight from the soil to the kitchen, home-grown vegetables are not only rich in flavour and goodness…their cultivation and care give you a sense of achievement and pride that no supermarket trip can ever provide. With information on old favourites as well as unusual plants and crops suitable for a child's garden, plus organic options and gardening know-how, this invaluable reference turns the dream of 'growing your own' into reality. No matter whether you have a large garden or a few tubs on a patio, you'll learn what to grow and how to grow it…and how to cook it, too.