''Gardening is where science meets art, where nature meets nurture and where food and health unite.'' In an age of clean eating and fad diets, the term super food has become synonymous with inflated prices and overstated claims about the disease-fighting, anti-aging, life-enhancing powers of certain foods. Sales of fruits and vegetables like kale, beetroot and blueberries have rocketed, but why spend money on products that have traveled miles around the country or even the globe only to sit in a supermarket wrapped in plastic for days, when you could grow your own? This lively, engaging book weeds out the hype and unearths the secrets of what makes a food a super food. Discover a wide array of fruits and vegetables all with their own super qualities, and learn how to sow and plant them yourself, free from chemicals and full of goodness. In the comprehensive directory of crops you'll find information about the nutritional benefits of an A to Z of fruits and vegetables, followed by practical advice for planting and growing, plus mouthwatering recipes for making the most of your harvest. Experience the delight of following your food's journey from seed to plate, and the gratification of picking and eating your own produce. Indulge your taste buds with tasty, nutritious meals, where the key is pleasure not avoidance. It's time to take control of what you eat and grow your way to better health.