75 Remarkable Fruits for Your Garden (Hardcover)

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In this stunning follow-up to 75 Exciting Vegetables for Your Garden, gardener and garden designer, Jack Staub, brings the same charming detail, quirky and remarkable stories, and lovely writing voice to 75 Remarkable Fruits for Your Garden. After tireless hours of research to bring the most accurate and up-to-date information, as well as the most intriguing facts and historical illuminations 75 Remarkable Fruits for Your Garden provides a history of each plant, thoughts and tips on growing it, and ends with a simple recipe for serving up these mouth-watering fruits in salads, side dishes, breads, and desserts.

Fruits Include:

Apple 'Ashmead's Kernel', Blood Banana, Currant 'Pink Champagne', Boysenberry, Autumn Olive, Fig 'Petite Negra', Grapefruit 'Red Rio', Honeyberry 'Blue Sky', Lime 'Key Lime', Mulberry 'Dwarf Weeping Black', Persimmon 'Jiro', Prickly Pear 'Burbank', Rhubarb 'MacDonald',

Author Bio: Jack Staub is one of the country's leading experts on fruit and vegetable gardening. He frequently lectures on the subject, and his articles have appeared in numerous magazines and print publications, including Country Living, Fine Gardening, and The New York Times. He is also a featured guest on NPR. You can learn more about Jack and Hortulus Farms at http: //hortulusfarmdiary.blogspot.com.



Product Details
ISBN: 9781423602507
ISBN-10: 1423602501
Publisher: Gibbs Smith Publishers
Publication Date: January 10th, 2008
Pages: 224
Language: English

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