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Taunton's Complete Guide to Growing Vegetables and Herbs
by Ruth Lively
From planning and planting to harvesting, this is the most comprehensive and authoritative guide to growing your own vegetables and herbs. That’s good news for gardeners everywhere, as the “eat local” movement continues to gain momentum across the country. What to grow? Where to plant it? How to get the most from your garden? It’s all in here. First-rate gardening pros sha ...more
Paperback, 304 pages
Published March 22nd 2011 by Taunton Press
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This is a collection of articles from what I think was the best potager garden magazine ever. Taunton's "Kitchen Gardener Magazine"(I bought every back issue it was so good). It just had the bad run of luck to not survive the period of time such gardens were not the rage. The great articles on growing, using and cooking out of the garden are contained within the pages of this very nice, although paperback, book. Well worth ordering , as due to the content, this information is not dated and well ...more
I'm a passionate Gardner and read as many book on gardening as I can. Each author has their own style and Ruth Lively taught me so much about vegetable gardening. I have had vegetable gardens in the past. Through illustrations on building structures for the garden and close up pictures of insects and plants I learned so much from her writing. I will refer to this book through the season. I am looking forward to a great harvest.