Incredible Edibles

Incredible Edibles

43 Fun Things to Grow in the City

Book - 2010
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Turn an urban yard or balcony into your personal vegetable farm.

Vegetable gardening is back! Concern about the environment and the desire to eat food unpolluted by chemicals, to buy local and to be thrifty are some of the reasons. Urbanites who have never grown a thing are now eager to try to cultivate vegetables, herbs and fruit in back and front yards, on rooftops and on balconies -- in any suitable space they can find.

Incredible Edibles is for anyone who's thinking: "I'd love to try growing some herbs and vegetables. But is it too difficult? Do I have the space? Or the time?" Sonia Day focuses on edible plants that can be easily grown in a city setting, many of which are seldom featured in gardening books. Her clear, concise advice is perfect for those who don't have the time to wade through a gardening encyclopedia or to learn by trial and error.

Incredible Edibles:

Provides clear, step-by-step instructions on how to start and maintain an organic edible garden
Profiles 43 specially selected "hassle-free" plants
Offers simple and tasty recipes
Recommends the best varieties for small spaces and suggests alternatives
Lists readily available sources for seeds and seedlings
Includes practical tips and personal anecdotes from Day's own gardening experiences

Incredible Edibles is lavishly illustrated with color photographs taken expressly for this book. It will give urban gardeners everywhere the knowledge and confidence to grow and enjoy fresh vegetables, herbs and fruit.

Publisher: Richmond Hill, Ont. : Firefly Books, c2010
ISBN: 9781554076246
1554076242
Branch Call Number: 635.091732 DAY
Characteristics: 124 p. : col. ill. ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: Murdock, Barrie 1947-

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dixu Jul 28, 2017

This is a cute little book and a quick read!!! The book is full of great pictures and quick tips ranging from difficulty, growing conditions, harvesting and storing.

In a relatively small book, this has a lot of useful information.

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