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Christmas gifts – books for foodies

Our festive round up of books for gardeners who enjoy growing their own food.

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A Pocketful of Herbs: An A-Z – Jekka McVicar

Jekka McVicar is the expert on herbs and how to get the best from them, and this new pocket book is the go-to guide for gardeners across the country. Bloomsbury Absolute. £12.99

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A Modern Herbal – Alys Fowler

Accessible and easy to use, this illustrated book shows you how to take control of your health by adopting a more natural lifestyle. Penguin Books. £14.00

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The Kew Gardeners’ Guide to Growing Fruit – Kay Maguire

Practical advice combined with botanical illustrations to inspire even the novice to grow fruit. White Lion Publishing. £12.99

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4

The Apple Book – Rosie Sanders

In beautifully detailed watercolours, Rosie depicts the range of colour, texture and form of 144 different apple varieties. White Lion Publishing. £20

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5

Grow Your Own Botanicals – Cinead McTernan

An inspirational book that brings together plants that will not only add interest and beauty to your garden, but will also provide an exciting harvest for the kitchen and home. Octopus Publishing £18.99

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Sour – Mark Diacono

Discover the zingy, zesty delight of ingredients such as citrus, vinegar and tamarind and try fermenting and preserving with this mouth watering book. Quadrille Publishing. £25

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