SowHow

By Paul Matson and Lucy Anna Scott

SowHow is an innovative grow guide for every modern gardener. With its fresh, bright design and clear-cut know-how, the sleek reissue of this little book provides expert advice and encouragement to get growing whether you’re looking to fill a garden, allotment, or a patio pot.

When you’re growing veg for the first time it can be hard to know where to start and even more difficult to find inspiring advice that isn’t completely incomprehensible…

You’ll find entries on 30 easy-grow vegetables to sow throughout the seasons, from kale to runner beans and carrots to cucamelons, plus ideas for herbs, edible flowers and advice on cultivating your own cocktail garden.

SowHow breaks down the key steps of sowing, planting and harvesting each featured vegetable into understandable bite-sized chunks using straightforward language and smart infographics. Plus, the essential start-up advice covering everything from top tools and cunning crop rotations, to uncomplicated compost and the lowdown on mulches, will make you a pro in no time.

Complete with simple cooking suggestions, shrewd storage info and creative gardening hacks, this unique, comprehensive companion will transform your grow space into a hot bed for leeks, beets and all your other veggie friends. So whether you are looking to fill a garden, an allotment, or a patio pot, get going and grow with SowHow.

Format: Paperback (A Format)
Release Date: 16 May 2023
Pages: 208
ISBN: 9781911670339

Paul Matson is a visual designer and the founder of SowHow (sowhow.com). Inspired by his allotment, he developed SowHow\'s original, easy-to-use aesthetic before launching a range of organic seed packets in 2014. Paul uses beautiful design and clever infographics to simplify gardening and help first-time gardeners produce first-class vegetables.

Lucy Anna Scott is a writer with an artistic interest in stories that explore how plants, trees and landscapes help us better understand ourselves. She co-created Lost in London, an indie magazine that explored the city’s wild landscapes. Her previous books include Lost in London: adventures in the city’s wild outdoors and My Tiny Garden.

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