Grocery Gardening

Grocery Gardening




Grocery Gardening includes garden planning, planting, preparing, preserving and nutritional information for each of the more than twenty selected edibles. In addition to tips on when to harvest home grown vegetables, the authors offer advice on how to select the freshest produce at the local market, and select complementary ingredients to combine with your home-grown edibles. Jean Ann Van Krevelen, together with her team of food and gardening experts and their community of readers, encourage gardeners and non-gardeners alike to plan meals based on what is in season. Whether you buy local or grow your own, the recipes will delight your family with seasonal freshness. Also included is a chapter on preserving your harvest, with tips for freezing, drying, canning and preserving.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781591864639
Publisher: Cool Springs Press
Publication date: 02/01/2010
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 7.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Jean Ann Van Krevelen is one of the most influential gardening communicators in the country. Through various blogs, Facebook groups and pages, websites, and through her long list of Twitter followers, Jean Ann inspires, educates, and challenges tens of thousands of gardeners each month. Her blog is nationally syndicated on a variety of popular websites such as Chicago Sun Times, Wall Street Journal, USA Today. She was named one of the most influential people on Twitter when Twitter named her as one one of the "2008 Top 50 Tweeple to Follow." She was also honored to be named one of the "50 Most Powerful and Influential Women in Socail Media." Jean Ann can be reached on Twitter through her username  @JeanAnnVK


Amanda Thomsen is garden designer, master gardener and plantswoman who communicates her somewhat  sassy garden theory to gardeners across the country as a contributing editor and writer for Horticulture Magazine's website and blogs. She is one of the most powerful communicators in gardening social media where she tirelessly educates gardeners on Twitter, blogs and on various Facebook pages and groups. She is also the co-host of a gardening podcast, Good Enough Gardening where she uses humor and real life experience to make gardening approachable and enjoyable. She can be reached on Twitter under her user name    @kissmyaster


Robin Ripley is a writer, prolific cook and in demand garden speaker who educates gardeners on how best to create a productive garden that is also pleasing to the eye. She is the national garden columnist for and an influential blogger and communicator on sites such asFacebook and Twitter where she inspires her thousands of readers to grow their own food, cook it and enjoy it.


Teresa O'Connor is a Master Gardener and garden writer who reaches thousands of gardeners through her writing at Gardening How-To Magazine and the National Home Gardening Club website. She is a contributor to the U.C Cooperative Extension Service and writes about gardening, farming and eating nutritionally on her blog on Twitter. She can be reached at


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