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The Food Lover's Garden

4.06  ·  Rating Details ·  18 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
How to successfully marry gardening and food.
Paperback, 272 pages
Published May 1st 1989 by Lyons Press (first published 1970)
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Patrick
Dec 07, 2008 Patrick rated it really liked it
An homage to eating and flowery writing. An absolute hoot to read. Combines thoughts on food, gardening, and cooking, as well as Calvinism, housing development, etc., etc.

The opening paragraph (quoted verbatim here) says it all:

"Why should one bother to cut a till of the land on which he lives and grow much of what he needs for his daily dinner? The reasons are several, but the most compelling is this: the kitchen garden is an indispensable aid in the attainment of a day-by-day good cuisine. Or
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More from Angelo on the satisfaction of growing and preparing your own food.
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