With this in mind perhaps one of the best places to start would be to compliment your food intake by ‘growing your own’ produce.
A formidable thought perhaps for many who have never ever thought of the idea, however a publication called ‘Gardening – A Beginners Guide’ written by Angela Youngman could eleviate any worries you may have about where to start.
This 126 page softback published by Need-2-Know books is packed full of information for every type of gardening beginner.
Split into ten sections from ‘Where To Start’ through to ‘Gardening Indoors’ the book informs, Basic Design, Preparation, Choosing and Planting, Vegetables, Lawn Care, Propagation and Maintenance and Problem Solving in easy to understand terms.
Also included is a section called Gardeners Calendar which gives advice on what should be done in the garden during Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter.
If like some folk these days you do not possess a garden then the chapter on growing indoors will be invaluable as the author guides you through a section enabling you to harvest plants grown in pots and trays.
If you’re not sure what ‘bolting’,'chitting’,'pricking out’ and ‘propagating’ is all about then the author explains in the section entitled Gardening Dictionary.
There are also usefull tips to minimise your impact on the enviroment and use the ecology of your garden to reduce pests insead of using chemicals.
In total it’s a handy sized gem of gardening information that will guide you to great results.
Gardening – The Beginners Guide Angela Youngman Need-2-Know Books ISBN 9781861 441003