Growing Winter Food

Growing Winter Food : How to grow, harvest, store, and use produce for the winter months

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This essential guide for anyone who wants to maximize their garden's output all year round provides practical growing advice for the most commonly grown winter foods, including root vegetables, legumes, green vegetables, herbs and garden fruits. Grow your own keeper crops for the chilly days of winter-and you'll be sure of putting the freshest, tastiest produce, packed with goodness, on your kitchen table! Growing Winter Food is the essential gardening guide for those who want to enjoy their garden's output all year round. This easy-to-follow book shows you how to grow your own fruit and vegetables for winter use and includes detailed cultivation advice on each crop, along with nutritional value, recipe ideas and storage suggestions.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 178 pages
  • 178 x 229 x 12.7mm | 453.59g
  • United States
  • English
  • 1620083264
  • 9781620083260

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Lisa's practical organization and "start where you are style" take the intimidation out of growing your own food, and then she provides a few ways in each chapter to make your work into a delicious meal. It's enough to encourage any would-be gardener to get to digging. --Stephanie Burt, food writer and host of The Southern Fork podcast I live in a region with four distinct seasons so Growing Winter Food is THE book to help me plan my two favorite hobbies: gardening and cooking. There's no better feeling that seeing a larder packed, year-round, with the fruits (and veggies) of my own labor. --Natalie Bovis, The Liquid Muse, author of Edible Cocktails: Garden To Glass Growing Winter Food is a simple yet thoroughly researched and easy-to-follow guide to becoming a successful home farmer even during the winter months. Its chock full of tips and techniques that are uncomplicated and don't require a degree in horticulture. It alerts readers when, where, and what to plant for optimal yield. As a chef, I was particularly interested in the multitude of delicious recipes; Beet Chocolate Cake--yum! I can't wait to head to the garden and then into the kitchen with tips and ideas I have gleaned from this beautiful book. Teach a man to garden and feed him for a lifetime! --Chef Johnny Vee, Founder, Las Cosas Cooking School ..a good and useful book.. A good and useful book, filled with beautiful pictures and lots of good advice on things like making the most of your garden, including when to plant vegetables, herbs and fruits, and when to harvest them. AND, specific vegetables, herbs and fruits affected by bugs and other problems and how to help prevent. Interestingly, it says kale doesn't have any known problems! Plant lots of kale, it's good for us! Great recipe ideas, too. City Palate Magazine
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About Linda Gray

Linda Gray is a home & garden expert and healthy living enthusiast who is the publisher of She is the author of numerous gardening books including Grow Your Own Groceries, Grow it! Cook it!, Grow Your Own Pharmacy, and Herbs and Spices: Self-Sufficiency.
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