Alluring Lettuces: And Other Seductive Vegetables for Your Garden (Google eBook)
Seventy-five unusual and eminently beautiful vegetables are profiled in this charming book by expert gardener and garden designer Jack Staub. Within these pages, you'll discover beautiful produce not likely found at the supermarket, including the Asparagus Bean, Chinese Rat Tail Radish, Green Zebra Tomato, and Turkish Orange Eggplant. The book includes history, stories, and lore surrounding the plants, as well as instructions for growing them outdoors or indoors in containers. Whether you're an avid gardener or a dabbler, you'll love the flowery descriptions and original art showcasing these vegetables that are perfect for your garden.
JACK STAUB is widely considered to be one of the country's leading experts on edible plants and vegetable garden design. His celebrated gardens at Hortulus Farm in Wrightstown, Pennsylvania, have been featured in numerous publications, including House &Garden and House Beautiful.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Silverlily26 - LibraryThing
Interesting read, some nice historical facts about some of the veg. Would only recommend for the truly obsessed gardener Read full review
Review: 75 Exciting Vegetables for Your GardenUser Review - Joshua - Goodreads
I saw this book years ago in Berkeley but was too cheap to buy it then. A recent trip to Strand had it at the right price. Great stuff! Wonderful illustrations and moderately humorous (but informative) text. Read full review