An artfully illustrated guide to edible plants with simple, practical techniques and recipes for the home gardener and cook.
Focusing on plants destined for the dinner plate,The Kitchen Gardenis an illustrated guide to growing edible plants from sowing to harvesting. Learn when to sow, what to grow, and how to make your delicious harvest into a meal.
The book features fifty-five plant profiles ranging from the everyday to the unique. Each profile is illustrated and has an easy-to-comprehend table detailing the most important information: when to sow and harvest; growing time; space needed between plants; optimal soil pH; whether the plant will tolerate pots and frost; and each plant’s companions and dislikes.
A planting chart summarizing the most useful information from the plant profiles is also included, along with guidance on the different climate zones and how best to start your kitchen garden. With an emphasis on seasons rather than months, the book is a beautiful and practical gift for a garden enthusiast, whether they live in the northern or southern hemisphere.