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Heirloom vegetable gardening : a master gardener's guide to planting, seed saving, and cultural history / William Woys Weaver ; foreword by Jere Gettle ; photography by L. Wilbur Zimmerman and William Woys Weaver.

By: Weaver, William Woys, 1947- [Author].
Contributor(s): Gettle, Jere | Zimmerman, L. Wilbur [Photographer].
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Minneapolis, MN : Voyageur Press, 2018Edition: New ed.Description: [481] p. : col. ill., photos. ; 26 cm.ISBN: 9780760359921.Subject(s): Vegetables | Vegetables -- Heirloom varieties | Vegetables -- Heirloom varieties -- History | Vegetable gardening | Vegetable gardening -- United States | Cookery (Vegetables) | Artichoke | Asparagus | Beans | Celery | Corn | Cucumbers | Eggplant | Okra | Onions | Peas | Peppers | Potatoes | Pumpkin | Tomatoes | WatermelonsDDC classification: 635
Partial contents:
1. The kitchen garden in America. - - 2. The heirloom vegetable today. - - 3. A grower's guide to selected heirloom vegetables : Artichokes and Cardoons - Asparagus - Asparagus Pea - Beans, Lima Beans, and Runner Beans - Beets and Chards - Broad Beans (Fava Beans) - Cabbages - Carrots - Celery - Chayote (Chocho or Merliton) - Corn (Maize) - Cowpeas - Cucumbers - Eggplants - Goober Peas (Groundnuts a.k.a. Bambaras) - Jerusalem Artichokes - Lettuces - Martynia (Devil's Claw) - Melons - Miscellaneous Nightshades - Okra - Onions (Alliums) - Parsnips - Peas - Peppers - Potatoes - Pumpkins and Other Squash - Radishes - Saladings, Cold Weather - Saladings, Warm Weather - Sweet Potatoes - Tomatoes - Turnips - Unusual Root Vegetables - Watercress - Watermelons - Yams (Chinese).
Awards: IACP award winner.Summary: "Heirloom Vegetable Gardening" has always been a book for gardeners and cooks interested in unique flavors, colors, and history in their produce. This updated edition has been improved throughout with growing zones, advice, and new plant entries. Line art has been replaced with lush, full-color photography. Yet at the core, this book delivers on the same promise it made two decades ago: It's a comprehensive guide based on meticulous first-person research to these 300+ plants, making it a book to come back to season after season.
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Hard cover.

Includes index.

On the back cover : The essential guide for the curious gardener.

The book is signed by the author.

Bibliography : p. 446-457.

1. The kitchen garden in America. - - 2. The heirloom vegetable today. - - 3. A grower's guide to selected heirloom vegetables : Artichokes and Cardoons - Asparagus - Asparagus Pea - Beans, Lima Beans, and Runner Beans - Beets and Chards - Broad Beans (Fava Beans) - Cabbages - Carrots - Celery - Chayote (Chocho or Merliton) - Corn (Maize) - Cowpeas - Cucumbers - Eggplants - Goober Peas (Groundnuts a.k.a. Bambaras) - Jerusalem Artichokes - Lettuces - Martynia (Devil's Claw) - Melons - Miscellaneous Nightshades - Okra - Onions (Alliums) - Parsnips - Peas - Peppers - Potatoes - Pumpkins and Other Squash - Radishes - Saladings, Cold Weather - Saladings, Warm Weather - Sweet Potatoes - Tomatoes - Turnips - Unusual Root Vegetables - Watercress - Watermelons - Yams (Chinese).

"Heirloom Vegetable Gardening" has always been a book for gardeners and cooks interested in unique flavors, colors, and history in their produce. This updated edition has been improved throughout with growing zones, advice, and new plant entries. Line art has been replaced with lush, full-color photography. Yet at the core, this book delivers on the same promise it made two decades ago: It's a comprehensive guide based on meticulous first-person research to these 300+ plants, making it a book to come back to season after season.

IACP award winner.

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