The Complete Idiot's Guide to Heirloom Vegetables

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Heirloom Vegetables

by Chris McLaughlin
     
 

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A garden of delight-and healthy, economical eating.

In The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Heirloom Vegetables, readers will learn the rewards of growing heirlooms; find hundreds of descriptions and histories of a variety of available vegetables and find out how to make pollination work.

?Helps readers grow and eat locally, reduce or

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A garden of delight-and healthy, economical eating.

In The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Heirloom Vegetables, readers will learn the rewards of growing heirlooms; find hundreds of descriptions and histories of a variety of available vegetables and find out how to make pollination work.

?Helps readers grow and eat locally, reduce or eliminate pesticides and additives, and save money along the way

?Includes step-by-step instructions for harvesting, drying, cleaning, and storing heirloom seeds

?For economical reasons-as well as concern for the environment and personal health-the popularity of gardening has grown in recent years

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781101445839
Publisher:
DK
Publication date:
12/07/2010
Series:
COMPLETE IDIOT'S GUIDE Series
Sold by:
DK
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
320
Sales rank:
881,768
File size:
2 MB
Age Range:
18 Years

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Meet the Author

Chris McLaughlin has been an avid gardener for 30 years. She's a master gardener and garden writer whose work has appeared in magazines such as Urban Farm Magazine, The Herb Companion, and The Heirloom Gardener. Chris is a regular contributor to Vegetable Gardener.com and the feature writer for Vegetable Gardens at Suite 101. In between writing assignments, Chris teaches kids about gardening and wildlife.

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