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75 Remarkable Fruits For Your Garden
     

75 Remarkable Fruits For Your Garden

by Jack Staub
 

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In this stunning follow-up to 75 Exciting Vegetables for Your Garden, gardener and garden designer, Jack Staub, brings the same charming detail, quirky and remarkable stories, and lovely writing voice to 75 Remarkable Fruits for Your Garden. After tireless hours of research to bring the most accurate and up-to-date information, as well as the most intriguing facts

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In this stunning follow-up to 75 Exciting Vegetables for Your Garden, gardener and garden designer, Jack Staub, brings the same charming detail, quirky and remarkable stories, and lovely writing voice to 75 Remarkable Fruits for Your Garden. After tireless hours of research to bring the most accurate and up-to-date information, as well as the most intriguing facts and historical illuminations 75 Remarkable Fruits for Your Garden provides a history of each plant, thoughts and tips on growing it, and ends with a simple recipe for serving up these mouth-watering fruits in salads, side dishes, breads, and desserts.

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Town and Country Magazine

"Gardeners passionate about heirloom produce will read Jack Staub's 75 Remarkable Fruits for Your Garden (Gibbs Smith $19. 95) with interest. Tips on cultivating chokebernes kumquats quinces and other old fashioned fruits are interwoven with lore and preparation hints."- Town and Country magazine

— Suzanne Gannon

Town and Country Magazine - Suzanne Gannon

"Gardeners passionate about heirloom produce will read Jack Staub's 75 Remarkable Fruits for Your Garden (Gibbs Smith $19. 95) with interest. Tips on cultivating chokebernes kumquats quinces and other old fashioned fruits are interwoven with lore and preparation hints."- Town and Country magazine

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781423608813
Publisher:
Smith, Gibbs Publisher
Publication date:
01/10/2008
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
7 MB

Read an Excerpt

The apple tree is so anciently regarded that, in British lore, Avalon, where King Arthur was taken to die, translates to Isle of Apples, and the Greek Elysium, where the worthy were destined to spend their afterlives, to Apple Land.

Meet the Author

Jack Staub is one of the country's leading experts on fruit and vegetable gardening. He frequently lectures on the subject, and his articles have appeared in numerous magazines and print publications, including Country Living, Fine Gardening, and The New York Times. He is also a featured guest on NPR. You can learn more about Jack and Hortulus Farms at http://hortulusfarmdiary.blogspot.com.

Each of these illustrations was drawn in pen and ink and colored with watercolor paints on cotton museum board. Her work has been exhibited in Canada and the United States.

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