Written by a well-known Canadian gardening expert, this book suggests a wide range of alternatives to traditional garden crops. Richly illustrated with color photos, it describes over 200 fruit and vegetable varieties from around the world that can be readily grown in North American climate zones. Listings include diverse choices from tomatillos, amaranth and edamame to celtuce, ground cherries and Romanesco broccoli, each with details on planting, growing, care and harvest, as well as plant history and uses. An excellent resource filled with both inspiring ideas and down-to-earth advice.
Softcover, 7 1/2" × 10", 231 pages, 2018.