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The Beginner's Guide to Growing Heirloom Vegetables

The 100 Easiest-to-grow, Tastiest Vegetables for your Garden
Iannotti, Marie (Book - 2012 )
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
The Beginner's Guide to Growing Heirloom Vegetables


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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. Plant profiles include color photographs, flavor notes, and growing tips -- everything beginning gardeners need to successfully grow a variety of heirloom vegetables.
Authors: Iannotti, Marie
Title: The beginner's guide to growing heirloom vegetables
the 100 easiest-to-grow, tastiest vegetables for your garden
Publisher: Portland, Or. :, Timber Press,, 2012
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: 250 p. :,col. ill. ;,25 cm
Statement of Responsibility: by Marie Iannotti
Contents: Heirloom vegetables and why we prize them
100 favorite heirloom vegetables. Marie's top picks ; Artichokes and Jerusalem artichokes ; Asparagus ; Beets ; Broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, and kohlrabi ; Carrots, celeriac, and fennel ; Cooking greens ; Corn ; Cucumbers ; Eggplants ; Legumes ; Melons ; Okra ; Onion family ; Parsnips, rutabagas, salsify, and turnips ; Peppers ; Potatoes and sweet potatoes ; Radishes ; Rhubarb and sorrel ; Salad greens ; Summer squash and zucchini ; Tomatoes, tomatillos, and ground cherries ; Winter squash
Creating your own heirlooms. Seed-saving basics ; Vegetable seed-saving guide
ISBN: 9781604691887
1604691883
Branch Call Number: 635 I118b 2012
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  • chargirl rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

Iannotti obviously cares a great deal about her subject and includes a lot of useful information; the publication is beautifully done also, with lots of juicy pictures. Very helpful and inspiring. I'll be checking out some of these heirlooms!

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