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Culinary Gardens: From Design to Palate
     

Culinary Gardens: From Design to Palate

by Susan McClure
 

Inspiration and information for ornamental/edible gardeners.

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Inspiration and information for ornamental/edible gardeners.

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Library Journal
McClure's (The Herb Gardener, Garden Way, 1995) book on vegetable gardening emphasizes garden design and recipes more than actual vegetable growing. Popularizing the concepts of Rosemary Verey by using vegetables to please the eye as well as the taste buds, McClure provides designs for 11 different vegetable gardens, from country casual to a formal Elizabethan knot garden. Along with a detailed garden plan, she lists specific varieties of recommended vegetables, fruits, herbs, or flowers and finishes off each chapter with related recipes. Growing guidelines for each plant are contained in the chapter "Encyclopedia of Crops." McClure's designs elevate vegetable gardening from the traditional backyard plot to front-garden eye catchers, but libraries will have to judge whether local interest justifies the price.Molly Newling, Piscataway P.L., N.J.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781555913113
Publisher:
Fulcrum Publishing
Publication date:
08/28/1997
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range:
9 Years

Meet the Author

Susan McClure, now deceased, was a trained horticulturist with eight garden books to her credit.

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