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You'll find everything you will need to know about each plant's growing habits, climatic needs, cultural requirements, soil and moisture preferences; extra care that can produce a superior crop; harvestting and storing each vegetable, its value as a food and how to prepare and serve it.  Sources of seed are listed for each vegetable.  In addition, the book features a bit of the history and folklore surrounding these plants.  The careful illustrations show you what to look for as the crop matures.

Publication Details

  • Published: 1978
  • Publisher: Rodale Press
  • ISBN-10: 0878572147
  • ISBN-13: 978-0878572144
  • Dewey Decimal: 635
  • ECHO Library: 635. HAL