Charles Dowding’s Skills for Growing


The knowledge and techniques you need for successful vegetable growing, based on Charles’ decades of experience. Charles’ desire is to save you time and make it likely for you to succeed. He advises on how to create planting plans, succeed with succession and reduce rotation, as well as giving detailed information on saving seed, propagation, multisowing, spacing for all common vegetables, methods of harvesting and how they influence growth, watering (both when and how much) and using covers for warmth as well as pest protection. He also describes successful winter gardening, and growing perennial vegetables. This book is a fantastic resource for anyone wishing to learn new skills or to finely tune the skills they already have, in order to create bigger and healthier harvests.