Grow Something Different to Eat: Weird and wonderful heirloom fruits and vegetables for your garden

Category: Book
By (author): Biggs, Matthew
Subject:  GARDENING / Fruit
  GARDENING / General
  GARDENING / Reference
  GARDENING / Techniques
Publisher: DK
Published: February 2018
Format: Book-paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 9.18in x 7.68in
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From The Publisher*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.
Biographical NoteHaving trained at the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew, Matthew Biggs is affectionately known in Britain as the People's Gardener. He is a writer, lecturer, and television personality and the author of several books, including The Complete Book of Vegetables. He is best known in the UK for being a regular panelist on the BBC Gardeners' Question Time radio show.