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Epicure with Hoe:
A Gardening Guide to Heirloom Vegetables
There are 280 varieties of vegetables listed in this book, all grown by William a staunch supporter of organic gardening. He grows his vegetables in 21 raised beds and over the course of thirty years has researched the traditional kitchen garden.

He intersperses old fashioned recipes with research on the introduction of these vegetables and color photographs to make this another valuable book for historians and heritage gardeners.

He is listed with the Seed Savers Exchange and maintains his own collection of over 2000 varieties of vegetables, herbs and flowers.


Author : William W. Weaver
ISBN : 0805040250
Publisher : Henry Holt Company
Sugg. Retail Price : $71.95
Available in Hardcover

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