Berry Gardening

The Complete Guide to Berry Gardening from Boysenberries to Gooseberries and More

"Berry Gardening - The Complete Guide" is your in-depth guide to growing berries at home. Whether you are growing more common berries like strawberries or raspberries, or the more unusual like honeyberries or wineberries, this book tells you everything you need to know to start successfully growing berries at home.

There are lots of different types of berries and we see just a few of them in the stores. There are many more that you could grow, many of which are delicious and beneficial to you! Expensive berries such as goji berries can easily be grown at home almost anywhere in the world. Rare to find berries such as gooseberries grow well in your garden and produce a delicious crop that everyone must try, particularly the delightfully sweet purple gooseberries.

This book introduces you to many different types of berry, some of which you may be familiar with and some which may be new to you. Best of all, you discover the many different varieties of each berry, which are often far tastier than anything you can buy in the stores.

As you read this book, you will learn everything you need to know about growing berries at home from choosing plants to what conditions they need to thrive. You learn how to look after all the different types of plants from watering to feeding to soil and sun requirements, plus how to prune them so they keep producing lots of fruit every year. This in-depth book details everything you need to know to successfully grow berries.

As you read "Berry Gardening - The Complete Guide", you will discover:

  • What berry plants require to grow and produce fruit
  • All about the soil and how to make sure it is ideal for your plants
  • How to ensure your plants are pollinated and how to encourage beneficial insects into your garden
  • Pruning requirements and methods for the various berry plants
  • Propagation techniques for each berry plant so you can get more plants for free
  • How to harvest and store each type of berry for best results
  • Detailed growing guides for 24 different types of berry
  • Step-by-step guide to making jams, jellies and preserves with your berries including diabetic friendly methods
  • Lots of delicious and unusual recipes for your berry harvest

And, of course, much, much more.

This book is designed to give you all the information you need to start growing your own berries. It is something anyone can do, whether you have a full sized garden or a balcony with space for a few pots. You will be surprised on what you can grow in limited space.

You can start growing your favorite berries and enjoying delicious berries from your garden. Home grown berries taste amazing when compared to store bought berries, and they are easier to grow than you may think! In fact, you will be surprised just how big a harvest you can get, even from a small space. From bilberries to wineberries and everything in between, there is a berry plant for everyone in this book.


Canning & Preserving at Home

A Complete Guide to Canning, Preserving and Storing Your Produce

“Canning & Preserving at Home – A Complete Guide to Canning, Preserving and Storing Your Produce” is for anyone who wants to know how to store their own fresh produce for long term use. Whether you want to make jam, pickles, soups or chutneys or freeze or can fresh fruits and vegetables you will find everything you need to know in this book.

Canning and preserving can feel like a bit of a minefield. Many people think of homesteaders and older folk canning away in their kitchen, but increasingly younger people and urban gardeners are interested in preserving the produce they have grown or even making their own healthy preserves from fresh fruit and vegetables bought from the supermarket.

This book guides you through the complete process of preserving fresh produce from start to finish. You will learn everything for methods such as freezing, canning, dehydrating, pickling, jamming, making fruit leathers and cordials and more. This complete guide turns you into an expert preserver!

In “Canning & Preserving at Home” you will discover all of this, plus plenty of recipes and ideas for the kitchen:

  • Methods for storing fresh fruits and vegetables correctly to maximize their shelf life
  • How to freeze fruits and vegetables and how to double their storage life
  • Canning fruits and vegetables
  • Drying fruits and vegetables both using a dehydrator and your oven
  • Pickling a wide variety of fruits and vegetables
  • Making delicious jams and jellies including how to make it set and more
  • Making your own chutneys – delicious with meat and cheese
  • Preserving vegetables by making delicious, filling home-made soups
  • Fruit leathers, cheeses, butters and curds – delicious and slightly unusual methods of preserving a wide variety of fruits
  • Ketchups & sauces – superb methods of preserving fresh produce
  • Cordials & syrups – save a taste of summer for the winter months with these great preserving ideas

Preserving fresh produce is something anyone can do, you’ll be surprised how easy it is as you follow the step-by-step instructions in this book. It allows you to preserve in-season or freshly picked produce and to keep using it for several months and often up to a year afterward. It’s a great way to make the most of what you have grown or the fruit trees in your garden.

Enjoy your adventure into preserving fruits and vegetables as “Canning & Preserving at Home – A Complete Guide to Canning, Preserving and Storing Your Produce” explains all about these exciting techniques. Discover today how you can preserve fresh fruits and vegetables at home to enjoy them throughout the year.