The Beginner's Guide to Growing Heirloom Vegetables: The 100 Easiest-to-grow, Tastiest Vegetables For Your Garden

January 11, 2012|
The Beginner's Guide to Growing Heirloom Vegetables: The 100 Easiest-to-grow, Tastiest Vegetables For Your Garden by Marie Iannotti
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Growing your own vegetables has never looked, or tasted, so good.

Are heirloom vegetables more difficult to grow than conventional hybrids? The Beginner's Guide to Growing Heirloom Vegetables debunks this myth by highlighting the 100 heirloom vegetables that are the easiest to grow and the tastiest to eat.

Marie Iannotti makes it simple for beginning gardeners to jump on the heirloom trend by presenting an edited list based on years of gardening trial and error. Her plant criteria is threefold: The 100 plants must be amazing to eat, bring something unique to the table, and—most importantly—they have to be unfussy and easy to grow. Her list includes garden favorites like the meaty and mellow 'Lacinato' Kale, the underused and earthy 'Turkish Orange' Eggplant, and the unexpected sweetness of 'Apollo' Arugula.

Marie Iannotti is a longtime Master Gardener the former owner of Yore Vegetables, an heirloom seedling nursery. She also served as a Cornell Cooperative Extension Horticulture educator and as a Master Gardener program coordinator. Her writing has been featured in newspapers and magazines throughout the country and she has appeared on M...
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Title:The Beginner's Guide to Growing Heirloom Vegetables: The 100 Easiest-to-grow, Tastiest Vegetables F...Format:PaperbackProduct dimensions:252 pages, 9.5 X 7.58 X 0.69 inShipping dimensions:252 pages, 9.5 X 7.58 X 0.69 inPublished:January 11, 2012Publisher:Timber PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1604691883

ISBN - 13:9781604691887

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