Step-By-Step Veg Patch by DK

Step-By-Step Veg Patch


  • Release Date: 2012-05-11
  • Genre: Gardening
Score: 3
From 8 Ratings
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Foolproof vegetable growing for gardeners with little space but big ambitions
Published in collaboration with the Royal Horticultural Society, the UK's leading gardening authority, RHS Step-by-Step Veg Patch explains everything you need to know to squeeze the most out of your plot.
This version, designed especially for the iPad, features step-by-step, foolproof instructions, and bright photographs and artworks to get you growing the 60 vegetables and 15 fruit crops featured in no time. See the progress of a veg bed through the year and use the step-by-step galleries to see how you should grow each plant as well as zooming into useful planting information and recommendations on the varieties that will work for you.
Decide what's right for your growing space with 'at a glance' crop planners and benefit from troubleshooting advice and pull-out features of common pests and diseases helping you quickly nip any problems in the bud. Plus, seasonal job lists keep you on track all year round so you know exactly what to do and when to do it.
Help your plot reach its full potential with RHS Step-by-Step Veg Patch.


  • Great book, completely interactive.

    By drws
    I am just starting out with growing my own veg and this book was a real help, and so handy being on the iPad! All the sections are completely interactive, taking you right through from preparing your veg patch to harvesting and preparing for the following year. All of the sections are accompanied by step-by-step instructions, top tips and good quality colour images showing you exactly what you have to do - it's a real 'idiots guide' which was great for me :0) I'd happily recommend it and it's really a steal at £4.99.
  • Really impressed

    By katbroon
    We're in the midst of redoing our garden and are planning to dedicate a significant area to growing vegetables. Considering that up until now we had only grown a few vegetables for fun with our eldest the book has been a great help with our plan. This book includes everything we would like to grow and more. Very easy to bookmark the pages we need for future reference. Also very impressed with the section illustrating common pest and problems which will not only help us identify any future issues but also touches only solutions and preventative measures. Great stuff and wouldn't hesitate to recommend and as a user of iBooks Author I think DK have done a great job in bringing this title to the iPad. Disclosure: This book was provided by the publisher for review. All opinions are my own and entirely uninfluenced by the publisher.
  • Very good indeed

    By Dale Clarke
    Really well done book, it shows what can be done on the iPad to make a book different but staying within the page boundaries, the price is perfect. Faults - nothing major except more in depth soil, compost and fertiliser data would of been nice.