Get green fingers with this handy guide to growing your own food

Forget limp supermarket lettuce - try growing strawberries in a pair of wellies!

Cauliflowers fluffy and cabbages green... who wouldn't love to have a kitchen bursting with healthy fruit and vegetables, a pot outside heaving with bright red tomatoes, or even a windowsill full of fresh herbs? Annabelle Padwick's new book You Can Grow Your Own Food is an essential guide for any aspiring gardener - whether you've got a garden or not. 

Perfect for ages 7+, it's packed full of fun step-by-step planting projects and activities - from growing a pizza garden, to planting in wellies, to dealing with pests.  

We've got five copies to give away to lucky winners - all you have to do is correctly answer the question below and leave your details by 11pm on Tuesday 28 July. Good luck!

Win a copy of You Can Grow Your Own Food

True or false - a tomato is a kind of fruit.

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1. Participants must be at least 18 years old to enter.

2. To enter the competition, you must be a resident of England, Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland. 

3. The competition is not open to employees (or members of their immediate families) of BookTrust.

4. Only one entry per person.

5. Entries must be submitted by 11pm on Tuesday, 28 July 2020.

6. There will be five winners selected at random (from all eligible entries).

7. If a chosen winner does not respond to correspondence within one week, a new winner will be selected.

8. Our decision will be final, and no correspondence will be entered into.

9. The prize will not be transferable to another person.

10. No part of the prize is exchangeable for cash or any other prize.

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15. BookTrust reserves the right to amend the competition end date at any time.

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