How to Grow Beans, Peas, Asparagus, Artichokes and Other Shoots: Growing Legumes and Edible Shoots, Including Celery, Celeriac, Globe Artichokes and Saekale, with 250 Colour Photographs

This is an illustrated gardener's guide to the different varieties of shoots, peas and beans, their history and cooking uses. There are step-by-step instructions for preparing the soil, sowing under glass, harvesting and storing, as well as hints on how to avoid pests and diseases, and what to do when problems occur.