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Frank Tozer has been using and growing wild plants for more than 35 years. Born and raised in Britain, he has lived and traveled extensively in the United States for the past 25 years. His international background gives him a very comprehensive perspective on the diverse uses of the plants of two continents. He lives in the Santa Cruz mountains with his wife and three children, in a home he built himself. He spends much of his time in his two and a half acre garden, where he tends (at last count) more than 250 species of edible and useful plants.

The New Vegetable Growers Handbook is an updated version of Frank Tozer's acclaimed bookThe Vegetable Growers Handbook. Like the original, it covers every aspect of growing all of the common crops (and a number of uncommon ones). As a long-time home gardener, the author knows exactly what information you need to succeed and presents it in a clear, thorough, and even entertaining fashion. There are step-by-step instructions on soil preparation, variety selection, raising transplants, direct sowing, watering, protection, harvesting, storage, seed saving, and much more. He doesn’t just tell you what to do and when to do it, he also tells you why, by explaining in detail how crops grow and why they sometimes don't. The original book received high marks from reader reviewers, with comments like "fantastic," "my gardening bible," and "this book provides more detailed and easy-to-read information on individual crops than any other gardening book I've seen." This new, revised edition has been expanded by 50 percent, with more information on more crops, with the aim of creating the most useful and practical book on vegetable gardening available anywhere.

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ISBN 9780977348992
Genre GARDENING / Vegetables
Format Paperback
Pages 317
Publisher Date 2013-09-01 00:00:00.0
Publisher Green Man Pub
Copyright Year 2013
Height 10.75 in
Wdth 8.25 in
Thickness 1.0 in
Unit weight 1.85 lb
Language English
Audience General/trade
Authors Tozer, Frank
Country of Origin United States

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