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Heirloom Plants: A Complete Compendium of Heritage Vegetables

$ 30.00

Hi Sweetheart

Heirloom Plants: A Complete Compendium of Heritage Vegetables

$ 30.00

Hardcover- Color Photos/Illustrations A Complete Compendium of Heritage Vegetables, Fruits, Herbs & Flowers. Heirloom plants. Their names alone sound inviting—Flanders Purple kale, Golden Marconi sweet peppers, Moon & Stars watermelons, Scarlet Emperor running beans, and Jefferson plums—and many growers claim that their taste is unsurpassed. Beyond the classic appeal, however, lies the far more important issue of biodiversity. Based on the extensive seed catalogs of Thomas Etty, the popular heirloom seedsman, Heirloom Plants includes info. on almost 500 exciting cultivars to be grown and harvested, along with detailed profiles and cultivation tips for each plant. In addition to edibles, the book also has chapters on antique herbs and flowers etc. 224 pages