The Farmer's Wife Guide To Growing A Great Garden And Eating From It, Too!: Storing, Freezing, and C

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  • From asparagus through zucchini, this book has it all. Suitable for both beginners and experts, it’s the perfect resource for anyone engaged in America’ #1 hobby: gardening. Not only will you learn how to grow your own farm-fresh vegetables, The Farmer’s Wife will tell you what to do with all the produce you harvest! In the garden, you’ll learn how to: · Find space for vegetables in your landscape, or even on your patio in pots. · Select the varieties that are right for your tastes, needs, and growing season · Avoid mistaking seeds and seedlings for weeds (with illustrations) · Chart the optimal indoor and outdoor planting times for your area · Rotate your crops and/or sow a second crop during your growing season · Repel deer and other pests using inexpensive methods that work every time · Get a jump on harvest using generations-old farmer’s wife tricks · How to care for the garden after the growing season is over For each vegetable, you’ll know: · What plant varieties to grow in your area · When to begin harvest · How to go about the harvest · Yield expectations for each vegetable · How to store each kind of fresh produce · How to quickly freeze each vegetable for later use In the kitchen, you’ll get hundreds of fast, easy and absolutely delicious recipes for serving your harvest. In addition, you’ll have: · Specific preparation tips and cooking methods for each vegetable including boiling, steaming, baking, broiling, stir-frying and grilling · Many quick, easy methods for dressing up plain vegetables · Lists of herbs, spices, and other seasonings that go well with each vegetable
  • Author:
    Barbara Doyen
    Binding:
    Hardcover
    Dewey Decimal Number:
    635
    EAN:
    9780871319746
    Edition:
    illustrated edition
    ISBN:
    0871319748
    Label:
    M. Evans and Company, Inc.
    Languages:
    English
    List Price:
    $21.95
    Manufacturer:
    M. Evans and Company, Inc.
    Number Of Items:
    1
    Number Of Pages:
    240
    Product Group:
    Book
    Product Type Name:
    ABIS_BOOK
    Publication Date:
    2002-06-25
    Publisher:
    M. Evans and Company, Inc.
    Studio:
    M. Evans and Company, Inc.
    Title:
    The Farmer's Wife Guide To Growing A Great Garden And Eating From It, Too!: Storing, Freezing, and Cooking Your Own Vegetables

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