The Year-Round Vegetable Gardener: How to Grow Your Own Food 365 Days a Year, No Matter Where You Live by Niki JabbourThe Year-Round Vegetable Gardener: How to Grow Your Own Food 365 Days a Year, No Matter Where You Live by Niki Jabbour

The Year-Round Vegetable Gardener: How to Grow Your Own Food 365 Days a Year, No Matter Where You…

byNiki JabbourPhotographed byJoseph De Sciose

Hardcover | December 14, 2011

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Even in winter’s coldest months you can harvest fresh, delicious produce. Drawing on insights gained from years of growing vegetables in Nova Scotia, Niki Jabbour shares her simple techniques for gardening throughout the year. Learn how to select the best varieties for each season, the art of succession planting, and how to build inexpensive structures to protect your crops from the elements. No matter where you live, you’ll soon enjoy a thriving vegetable garden year-round.

About The Author

Award-winning photographer Joseph De Sciose is an award-winning photographer whose work has appeared in numerous books and magazines, including The New York Times Magazine, Country Living Gardener, House & Garden, and Country Home.Niki Jabbour is a food gardener and garden writer who lives near Halifax, Nova Scotia. Her articles have a...

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Title:The Year-Round Vegetable Gardener: How to Grow Your Own Food 365 Days a Year, No Matter Where You…Format:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 11.19 × 8.88 × 0.81 inPublished:December 14, 2011Publisher:Storey Publishing, LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1603429921

ISBN - 13:9781603429924

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Table of Contents

Foreword
Introduction

Part 1: Stretching the Growing Seasons
Chapter 1: Getting the Timing Right

Chapter 2: Intensive Planting

Chapter 3: Growing into Winter

Chapter 4: Designing Productive Gardens

Part 2: Growing the Right Crops
Chapter 5: Year-Round Vegetables * Arugula * Asparagus * Beans * Beets * Broccoli * Broccoli Raab * Brussels Sprouts * Cabbage * Carrots * Cauliflower * Celery & Celeriac * Claytonia * Collards * Corn * Cucumbers * Eggplant * Endive * Garlic * Kale * Kohlrabi * Leeks * Lettuce * Mache * Melons * Mibuna * Mizuna * Mustard * Onions * Pak Choi * Parsnips * Peas * Peppers * Potatoes * Radishes * Rutabagas * Spinach * Summer Squash * Sweet Potatoes * Swiss Chard * Tatsoi * Tomatoes * Turnips * Winter Squash

Chapter 6: Herbs * Basil * Chervil * Chives * Cilantro * Dill * Greek Oregano * Parsley * Rosemary * Sage * Thyme

Appendixes
Building Dany's Cold Frame
Succession Planting and Interplanting Charts

Resources

Index