Burpee: The Complete Vegetable and Herb Gardener...   Burpee : The Complete Vegetable & Herb Gardener : A Guide to Growing Your Garden Organically - Karan Davis Cutler, Cavagnarok David (Photographer), Barbara W. Ellis (Editor), David Cavagnaro (Photographer) - 1997

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 How To Grow Wold Record Tomatoes    

How to Grow World Record Tomatoes: A Guiness Champion Revels His All-Organic Secrets - Charles Wilber - 1998

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 The Heirloom Vegetable Gardener's Assistant Website


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Articles on heirloom vegetables, links to seed sources and other information.

 Vegetables from Amaranth to Zucchini    Vegetables from Amaranth to Zucchini: The Essential Reference - Elizabeth Schneider - 2001

Book Description
Vegetables from Amaranth to Zucchini: The Essential Reference is at once an encyclopedia, a produce market manual, and a treasure trove of recipes. With produce specialist Elizabeth Schneider as your guide, take a seed-to-table voyage with more than 350 vegetables, both exotic and common. Discover lively newcomers to the North American cornucopia and rediscover classic favorites in surprising new guises. In this timely reference, Elizabeth Schneider divulges the secrets of the vegetable kingdom, sharing a lifetime of scholarly sleuthing and culinary experience. In her capable hands, unfamiliar vegetables such as amaranth become as familiar as zucchini -- while zucchini turns out to be more intriguing than you ever imagined. Each encyclopedic entry includes a full-color identification photo, common and botanical names, and an engaging vegetable "biography" that distills the knowledge of hundreds of authorities in dozens of fields -- scientists, growers, produce distributors, and chefs among them. Practical sections describe availability, selection, storage, preparation, and basic general use. Finally, the author's fresh contemporary recipes reveal the essence of each vegetable and a culinary sensibility that food magazine and cookbook readers have trusted for thirty years. Each entry concludes with a special "Pros Propose" section -- spectacularly innovative recipes suggested by professional chefs. Vegetables from Amaranth to Zucchini: The Essential Reference is an indispensable resource for home cooks, food professionals, gardeners, information seekers, and anyone who simply enjoys good reading.

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 Hazel's Homegrown

 Hazel's Homegrown: the kitchen gardener's kitchen garden handbook
by Hazel Roberts - 2004
A 240-page combined gardening and recipe book to tell you how to grow fruit, vegetables and herbs and then what to do with the stuff once you have

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 The Art of the Kitchen Garden


 The Art of the Kitchen Garden
by Jan Gertley, Michael Gertley - 1999

Kitchen gardens have delighted gardeners with their beauty and fresh harvests for centuries. The Art of the Kitchen Garden, in glorious full color, makes it easy for anyone with an interest in gardening and fresh produce to enjoy a beautiful and productive kitchen garden. This elegant book celebrates the old world traditions of designing and planting a garden by emphasizing artistic design, dazzling color arrays, and the details that make each garden unique. Vivid photos and detailed color illustrations help even those with little experience succeed at kitchen gardening. The book includes helpful instructions for creating and maintaining a personalized kitchen garden, proven guidance for selecting the best plants, and expert advice for combining color, texture, and height for delightful results. It's a stunning and informative read for gardeners who grow either ornamentals or vegetables

 Kitchen Garden A to Z: Growing, harvesting, Buying, Storing  

Kitchen Garden A to Z : Growing, Harvesting, Buying, Storing
by Mike McGrath, Gordon Smith - 2004

Did you know that if you can't smell a strawberry, it won't have any taste? That lemon thyme is as effective a mosquito repellent as DEET? That corn with kernels in the straightest lines will taste the best? Do you know which vegetables should never go in the refrigerator? And which freeze beautifully? All of these questions-and many more-are answered in this indispensable guide to vegetables and fruits, whether you shop for them in a farmers' market, buy them in a supermarket, or grow them in your own kitchen garden.