Rainy Side Gardeners' Featured Books of the Past
The Complete Idiot's Guide to Heirloom Vegetables
by Chris McLaughlin
Paperback: 320 pages
A garden of delight-and healthy, economical eating.
In The Complete Idiot's Guide(r) to Heirloom Vegetables, readers will learn the rewards of growing heirlooms; find hundreds of descriptions and histories of a variety of available vegetables and find out how to make pollination work.
- Helps readers grow and eat locally, reduce or eliminate pesticides and additives, and save money along the way
- Includes step-by-step instructions for harvesting, drying, cleaning, and storing heirloom seeds
- For economical reasons-as well as concern for the environment and personal health-the popularity of gardening has grown in recent years
About the Author
Chris McLaughlin has been an avid gardener for 30 years. She received a certification from the National Wildlife Federation as a Backyard Wildlife Habitat Steward helping people plan and plant for wildlife in their own yards. She teaches gardening to children and completed the Food, Land and People Project course, which revolves around teaching people to grow their own food crops in home gardens.
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