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The Vegetable Growers Handbook

Handbook / Manual

By: Frank Tozer

192 pages, illus

Chelsea Green

Paperback | Jul 2010 | #190637 | ISBN-13: 9780977348930
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NHBS Price: £16.95 $22/€20 approx

About this book

This highly practical book contains all the information you need to successfully grow more than 50 common vegetables. There are specific step-by-step instructions for each crop: soil requirements, variety selection, raising transplants, direct sowing, protection, harvesting, seed saving, and storage. It also covers unusual growing ideas, edible flowers, enhanced nutrition foods, additional uses for common crops, and even how to use common edible wild plants and garden weeds. There is also a small selection of outstanding vegetarian recipes.


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Biography

Frank Tozer has been using and growing wild plants for more than 35 years. Born and raised in Britain, he has lived and travelled extensively in the United States for the past 25 years. His international background gives him a very comprehensive perspective on the diverse uses of the plants of two continents. He lives in the Santa Cruz mountains with his wife and three children.

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