With over thirty years experience cultivating tropical and subtropical fruits and vegetables, author Marian Van Atta brings the exotic home in the second edition of this popular guide:

  • Learn how to take full advantage of year-round warm weather (or your sun porch or greenhouse if you live in a colder climate) and grow rare delights such as the Surinam cherry
  • Learn how to grow favorite American fruit trees (such as apples, pears, and peaches) that you never thought could grow in your subtropical backyard
  • Find sources for exotic edibles as well as valuable tips to keep them free of pests and producing for years

A wealth of sumptuous and nutritious recipes, including drinks, main courses, desserts, relishes, jams, and jellies, are sure to inspire you to serve your bounty. Whether you are a cook who likes to garden, a gardener who likes to cook, a plant enthusiast, or simply someone who loves good food, this thorough garden and kitchen guide is guaranteed to have something for you.

Publication Details

  • Published: 2002
  • Publisher: Pineapple Press; 1 edition
  • ISBN-10: 1561642150
  • ISBN-13: 978-1561642151

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