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The Tomato in America : Early History, Culture, and Cookery The Tomato in America : Early History, Culture, and Cookery
by Andrew F. Smith
Paperback - 224 pages Reprint edition (December 2001)
Univ of Illinois Pr (Trd)
ISBN: 0252070097

Did you think that tomatoes were not in this country before the 1880s? And did you think that this was because they were considered to be poisonous or aphrodisiacal? Since 1987, writer and lecturer Smith has been researching references to tomatoes. After examining 50,000 sources, which he says does not by any means exhaust the material, Smith traces the history of this most popular fruit/vegetable-one that is now grown by more home gardeners in this country than any other food.


Melons for the Passionate Grower Melons for the Passionate Grower
by Amy Goldman, Victor Schrager (Photographer)
Hardcover - 160 pages (May 25, 2002)
Artisan
ISBN: 1579652131

There's more to the world of melons than just the cantaloupe and honeydew, but this may not be true for long: many varieties are "on the brink of extinction," according to cultivator and collector Goldman. This handsome volume documents unusual types of melon like the Collective Farm Woman (originally from Ukraine) and the serpent-shaped Snake melon with lavish color photos and playful descriptions. Goldman also instructs readers on how to pollinate, grow and harvest these plants; includes a...


100 Vegetables and Where They Came From 100 Vegetables and Where They Came From
by William Woys Weaver, Signe Sundberg-Hall (Illustrator)
Hardcover - 288 pages (October 20, 2000)
Algonquin Books
ISBN: 1565122380

Frustrated with the uniformity of potatoes, carrots, peppers, and peas found in most grocery stores, connoisseurs of vegetables have turned to ancient and rare varietals to add color and taste to their tables. Gardeners have risen to the challenge of raising something unusual in their plots. Instead of rows of popcorn, gardens yield crops of nunas, popping beans first cultivated by South American Indians...


A Beginner's Guide to Vegetable Gardening
by B. Rosie Lerner
CD-ROM (August 1, 2001)
Purdue Research Foundation
ISBN: 093168286X

Cubed Foot Gardening : Growing Vegetables in Raised, Intensive Beds
by Christopher O. Bird
Paperback - 175 pages (October 2001)
The Lyons Press
ISBN: 1585743127

The Tomato in America : Early History, Culture, and Cookery
by Andrew F. Smith
Paperback - 224 pages Reprint edition (December 2001)
Univ of Illinois Pr (Trd)
ISBN: 0252070097

Heirloom Vegetable Gardening : A Master's Guide to Planting, Seed Saving, and Cultural History
by William Woys Weaver
Hardcover - 442 pages (April 2002)
Book Sales
ISBN: 0785814299

Melons for the Passionate Grower
by Amy Goldman, Victor Schrager (Photographer)
Hardcover - 160 pages (May 25, 2002)
Artisan
ISBN: 1579652131

The Fragrant Chilli
by Michael Bailes
Paperback - 160 pages (August 2001)
Simon & Schuster (Paper)
ISBN: 0743218167

Growing Great Vegetables in the Heartland
by Andrea Ray Chandler
Paperback - 223 pages (April 2001)
Taylor Pub
ISBN: 0878332588

Growing Vegetables
by Tony Biggs
Paperback (March 1, 2001)
Trafalgar Square
ISBN: 1840001526

Landscaping With Fruits and Vegetables
by Fred Hagy, Clare McCanna (Illustrator)
Hardcover - 280 pages (February 15, 2001)
Overlook Press
ISBN: 1585671207

100 Vegetables and Where They Came From
by William Woys Weaver, Signe Sundberg-Hall (Illustrator)
Hardcover - 288 pages (October 20, 2000)
Algonquin Books
ISBN: 1565122380

The Midwest Fruit and Vegetable Book : Illinois
by James A. Fizzell
Paperback - 312 pages (March 2001)
Cool Springs Press
ISBN: 1930604165

Breed Your Own Vegetable Varieties : The Gardener's & Farmer's Guide to Plant Breeding & Seed Saving
by Carol Deppe
Paperback - 384 pages 2 edition (December 2000)
Chelsea Green Pub Co
ISBN: 1890132721

The Fruit & Vegetable Garden
by Richard Bird
Paperback - 168 pages (September 2000)
ISBN: 0754806103

Vegetables
by J.I. RODALE
Paperback - 112 pages 1st edition (March 2000)
ISBN: 0875968406

Peppers : Vegetable and Spice Capsicums (Crop Production Science in Horticulture Series)
by P. W. Bosland, E. J. Votava
Paperback (March 2000)
CABI Publishing, CAB International
ISBN: 0851993354

My Vegetable Love : A Journal of a Growing Season
by Carl H. Klaus
Paperback - 344 pages (March 2000)
University of Iowa Press
ISBN: 0877457077

Growing Vegetables West of the Cascades : The Complete Guide to Natural Gardening
by Steve Solomon
Paperback - 368 pages 5th edition (March 2000)
Sasquatch Books
ISBN: 1570612404

Edible Pepper Garden, The (The Edible Garden Series)
by Rosalind Creasy
Paperback - 108 pages (March 2000)
Periplus Editions
ISBN: 9625932968

How to Grow Organic Vegetables in Containers (Anywhere!)
by Eileen M. Logan
Paperback - 128 pages (March 2002)
ISBN: 0595217729

You Bet Your Tomatoes: Fun Facts, Tall Tales, and a Handful of Useful Gardening Tips
by Mike McGrath
Paperback - 96 pages (February 2002)
Rodale Press
ISBN: 0875968708

Gardener's Table : A Guide to Natural Vegetable Growing and Cooking
by Richard Merrill, Joe Ortiz
Paperback - 464 pages (April 2000)
Ten Speed Press
ISBN: 0898158761

   
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