Format:
Book
Author:
Weaver, William Woys, 1947- author.
Title:
Heirloom vegetable gardening : a master gardener's guide to planting, seed saving, and cultural history / William Woys Weaver ; foreword by Jere Gettle, Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds ; photography by L. Wilbur Zimmerman and William Woys Weaver.
Edition:
[New edition.]
Publisher, Date:
Minneapolis, MN : Voyageur Press, an imprint of the Quarto Group, 2018.
©2018
Description:
480 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Summary:
Heirloom vegetable gardening has always been a book for gardeners and cooks interested in unique flavors, colors, and history in their produce. This updated edition has been improved throughout with growing zones, advice, and new plant entries. Line art has been replaced with lush, full-color photography. Yet at the core, this book delivers on the same promise it made two decades ago: It's a comprehensive guide based on meticulous first-person research to these 300+ plants, making it a book to come back to season after season.
Subjects:
Vegetables -- Heirloom varieties.
Vegetable gardening.
Notes:
"William Woys Weaver, four-time IACP Cookbook Award Winner"--Cover.
"First published in 1997 by Henry Holt and Company"--Title page verso.
"The essential guide for the curious gardener"--Page [4] of cover.
Includes bibliographic references (pages 446-457) and index.
Contents:
The kitchen garden in America -- The heirloom vegetable today -- A grower's guide to selected heirloom vegetables -- Commercial seed and plant stock sources.
LCCN:
2017041478
ISBN:
9780760359921
076035992X
Other Number:
1006521473
System Availability:
6
Current Holds:
0
# Local items:
6
Control Number:
1379543
Call Number:
635 W363H 2018
Course Reserves:
0
# Local items in:
3
# System items in:
3