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The Complete Kitchen Garden: An Inspired Collection of Garden Designs and 100 Seasonal Recipes
by Ellen Ogden
9781584798569 Features: -Title: The Complete Kitchen Garden. -ISBN: 1584798564. -ISBN 13: 9781584798569. -General subject: Gardening. -Subject: Gardening / Garden design. -Language: English. Subject: -Gardening. Country of Manufacture: -United States. Age Group: -Adults. Dimensions: Overall Height - Top to Bottom: -1". Overall Width - Side to Side: -8.75". Overall Depth - ...more
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Books about edible gardening are trendy thanks to the resurgence of interest in homegrown food. What sets the The Complete Kitchen Garden apart is a melding of garden design, practical gardening tips, and enticing recipes. Inspired by “classic European-style kitchen gardeners,” Ellen Ogden shares her affinity for enclosed, geometric potagers, which go beyond “the simple, straight rows of a vegetable garden to combine art and cuisine in ways that enhance the experience of growing food.”
This is a beautifully done book that will inspire gardeners who love to cook. Ellen's knowledge of plants and her explanations, illustrations and photographs of beautiful kitchen gardens, make it look it look possible for even a novice. Highly recommended. Great recipes too.
Garden designs and recipes. It’s hard to know who this book is intended for. Photography is great. As an idea book for practiced gardeners or cooks who know enough to make substitutions, this book may provide inspiration. However it is misleading especially for the novice gardener and not helpful for the household operating on a tight budget. Recipes often included only one ingredient from the garden, and not the most expensive. Photographs and discussion of specific plants were often unrelated, ...more