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Growing Squashes and Pumpkins

Squashes and pumpkins come in many shapes and sizes, and they are particularly tasty when home-grown and eaten soon after harvesting. In this book, the main types are described and illustrated, from marrows and pattypan squashes to butternut squashes and cucumbers. There is key advice on growing and caring for each type, how to harvest and store them, and how to keep plants in good condition by dealing with any pests and diseases. There is also advice on how to carve squashes and pumpkins to make lanterns and other decorations. The book provides reliable information for all gardeners who would like to experiment with new varieties.  An illustrated gardener's guide to the different varieties of squashes and pumpkins, their history and cooking uses  Step-by-step instructions for preparing the soil, growing under glass, providing support, harvesting and storing  Practical advice and tips on cultivating marrows, courgettes and zucchini, pumpkins, squashes and cucumbers in the garden  Helpful hints on how to avoid pests and diseases, and what to do when problems occur LORENZ BOOKS An imprint of Anness Publishing Ltd.; Lorenz
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Richard Bird has been gardening since childhood, and maintains a large garden where his abiding passion for growing vegetables is very evident. He is a full-time author on gardens and plants, and has written nearly 30 books on kitchen gardening, fruit trees, vegetable gardens, topiary and pruning.

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