Vegetables, Herbs & Fruit: An Illustrated Encyclopedia
The demand for locally sourced organic foods continues to rise. This resource is a prime reference for the many who are growing or wanting to grow their own vegetables, herbs and fruits.
The book features superb full-color photographs and illustrations and an easy-to-use A-Z directory. Comprehensive growing, harvesting and preserving tips and a wealth of recipes are a boon to gardeners and cooks alike.
Practical aspects of gardening are explained in detail, with in-depth sections on creating a garden, pollination, soil fertility and greenhouse growing. Some of the topics covered are:
A yearly maintenance calendar, glossary, further reading section, seed sources list and detailed index round out this outstanding book.
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Good and InformativeUser Review - jbsmg - Overstock.com
Very good book with tons of info on just about every vegetable, herb, fruit, and nut in the world. Probably not good for those just starting a garden for the first time, but if you know what you are doing and want to expand your garden, this book is perfect for you. Read full review
Review: Vegetables, Herbs and FruitUser Review - Alison - Goodreads
If you are a gardening nerd like me, there are still things to learn from in this book. I learned from the "companion planting" area of the section on melons that I shouldn't put melons with potatoes ... Read full review