Homegrown produce beats store-bought hands downand you'll have a thriving vegetable garden as long as you use this guide! Perfectly sized to carry outdoors while you tend to the plants, it will tell you how to buy and store seed; rotate crops; plant in containers and the greenhouse; feed, water, and weed; and pick your bounty at the height of tenderness. Grow everything from traditional fare (like carrots) to baby vegetables to more unusual varieties. A directory includes both beautiful pictures of each type and detailed information on cultivation. You'll save money and feel a special thrill every time you take a bite!