The Complete Book of Vegetables: The Ultimate Guide to Growing, Cooking and Eating Vegetables

The Complete Book of Vegetables: The Ultimate Guide to Growing, Cooking and Eating Vegetables

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The Complete Book of Vegetables: The Ultimate Guide to Growing, Cooking and Eating Vegetables by Matthew Biggs

Praise for Vegetables, Herbs and Fruit, by Matthew Biggs and others:

"Solid gardening tips and tempting recipes ... enough to teach even experienced gardeners new tricks." — American Reference Books Annual

In this encyclopedic guide, master gardener Matthew Biggs shows home gardeners how to grow a broad range of vegetables, from the traditional and most popular to the unusual and rare. In addition, celebrated chef Jean-Christophe Novelli provides delicious recipes that use the abundant harvest.

This all-in-one resource features:

  • An illustrated A-to-Z directory with detailed notes on hundreds of varieties that is organized into 80 vegetable families
  • Unusual, exotic and rare vegetables for the home garden
  • Directory of disease-resistant vegetables
  • Hundreds of color photographs
  • Practical gardening tips, including information on planning, soil, fertility, watering, crop rotation, growing systems, propagation and weed and pest control
  • Expert advice on garden cultivation and maintenance, harvesting and storing
  • A history of vegetable growing
  • The ornamental vegetable garden, micro-greens, mini vegetables and making vegetable dyes
  • A comprehensive lists of suppliers and prize-winning vegetables

    The Complete Book of Vegetables is a comprehensive guide for home gardeners.

  • Product Details

    ISBN-13: 9781554075812
    Publisher: Firefly Books, Limited
    Publication date: 02/12/2010
    Edition description: Revised Edition
    Pages: 280
    Product dimensions: 9.00(w) x 10.50(h) x 0.70(d)

    About the Author

    Matthew Biggs is a broadcaster and writer and has been a professional gardener for over 25 years. He is a coauthor of Vegetables, Herbs and Fruit.

    Jean-Christophe Novelli is a four-time Michelin-starred chef. He has appeared on Hell's Kitchen and Top Chef, and he is the host of Chef Academy on NBC Bravo.

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