Ever wanted to grow your own but don’t have the time, the space, or even know where to start?
Alice Holden, one of Britain’s most pioneering female growers, has spent her life outdoors working on small and large scales – from kitchen gardens to commercial farms. In Do Grow, she’ll help optimise the space and time available to you – even if it’s just a window box and 10 minutes a week - with simple-to-follow guidance, plus advice on:
The basics for your gardening tool kit
How to make your own compost
Common garden pests to watch out for
How to keep your soil fertile
With delicious recipes from Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, Pam Corbin and others that Alice has worked with over the years, Do Grow is an accessible and inviting guide to growing, harvesting, and preparing farm-to-table meals from your very own edible garden.
About the author
Alice Holden, one of Britain’s most pioneering female growers, has spent her life outdoors working on small and large scales – from the kitchen gardens of Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall’s River Cottage to commercial farms. Currently she is head grower at Growing Communities, an award-winning social enterprise in Hackney, who run an organic box scheme, farmers’ market and urban food production sites.