Grow Something Different to Eat

Grow Something Different to Eat

Weird and Wonderful Heirloom Fruits and Vegetables for your Garden

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Penguin Putnam
Discover more than 50 out-of-the-ordinary edibles, from cucamelons to strawberry popcorn, in this seed-to-plate guide that inspires you to cultivate amazing new fruit and vegetable crops.

Whether you're a beginner and determined to make the most of limited space with a truly unique and heirloom harvest, or a seasoned grower looking to spice up your cooking with gourmet flavors, the step-by-step instructions give you the confidence to grow some unusually tasty crops. Choose from fruiting vegetables such as orange eggplants and hyacinth beans, salad greens such as fiddlehead ferns and sushi hostas, grains such as quinoa and chia, and luscious fruits such as honeyberries and white strawberries. All plants can be started indoors and transplanted, grown outdoors in the garden, or kept as houseplants. With versatile gardening advice for growing in a variety of spaces and situations, plus cooking suggestions and preserving options, a weird and wonderful harvest is guaranteed.

Baker & Taylor
Perfect for beginner and seasoned growers alike, a seed-to-plate guide introduces more than 50 out-of-the-ordinary fruits and vegetables, from cucamelons to strawberry popcorn; provides step-by-step instructions for growing unusually tasty crops in a variety of spaces and situations; and offers cooking suggestions and preserving options. Original.

Publisher: New York, New York : DK Publishing, 2018.
ISBN: 9781465464293
Characteristics: 222 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm


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CMLibrary_gjd_0 Apr 10, 2018

This book was interesting but a little too in depth for a beginner such as myself. I will try some of these interesting plants for when I'm better able to garden. If you're an expert, or are really on the look out for unique plants, this book is for you.


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