Edible Heirlooms

Edible Heirlooms

Heritage Vegetables for the Maritime Garden

Book - 2009
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Exploring the need for heirloom plants in the twenty-first century, Edible Heirlooms takes a look at the history and vitality of the heirloom plant, from Russian Red Kale to January King Cabbage. This informative guide collects twenty-six edible heirloom plants best suited to gardeners in the maritime West -- from British Columbia to the San Francisco Bay area -- and provides information on species variety, growing tips, plant history and suggested uses. Chapters contain instructionson how to save your own seeds, and suggestions for starting a seed exchange among friends or a community garden in your neighborhood.
Publisher: Seattle, Wash. : Skipstone, c2009
ISBN: 9781594851421
Branch Call Number: 635.09797 T511e 2009
Characteristics: 160 p. : col. ill. ; 18 cm


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