The complete book of vegetables : the ultimate guide to growing, cooking and eating vegetables / Matthew Biggs
Book | Firefly Books | 2010 | Rev. ed. with a foreword / by Jean-Christophe Novelli.
Available at FVTC General Collection (SB320.9 B53 2010)

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Rev. ed. with a foreword / by Jean-Christophe Novelli.
280 p. : col. ill. ; 27 cm.
Previously published as: Matthew Biggs's complete book of vegetables.
Foreword by Jean-Christophe Novelli -- Introduction -- History of vegetables -- Fads and fashions -- Vegetables A-Z -- Practical gardening -- Planning your vegetable garden -- Soil, sites & preparation -- Fertility & nutrition -- Water & watering -- Crop rotation -- Growing systems -- Propagation -- Maintaining the greenhouse & garden -- Weed control -- Pest & disease control -- Disease-resistant vegetables -- Container culture -- Protected cropping -- The ornamental vegetable garden -- Harvesting & storing -- Growing sprouting seeds & microgreens -- Growing mini vegetables -- Vegetable dyes & other uses -- The vegetable grower's diary -- Glossary -- Royal Horticultural Society awards -- Suppliers -- Useful names & addresses -- North American hardiness zones -- Selected bibliography & other useful books -- Index.
Contains alphabetically arranged entries that provide information on eighty vegetable families; includes tips on gardening, harvesting, and storing; and offers recipes.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 273) and index.
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Fox Valley Technical College
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Biggs, Matthew. Matthew Biggs's complete book of vegetables.
1554075815 (pbk.)
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