Alluring Lettuces: And Other Seductive Vegetables for Your Garden

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Seventy-five unusual and eminently beautiful vegetables are profiled in this charming book by expert gardener and garden designer Jack Staub. Within these pages, you’ll discover produce not likely found at the supermarket, including the Asparagus Bean, Chinese Rat Tail Radish, Green Zebra Tomato, and Turkish Orange Eggplant. Staub presents the charming history and lore surrounding the plants as well as instructions for growing them outdoors or indoors in containers.

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Seventy-five unusual and eminently beautiful vegetables are profiled in this charming book by expert gardener and garden designer Jack Staub. Within these pages, you'll discover beautiful produce not likely found at the supermarket, including the Asparagus Bean, Chinese Rat Tail Radish, Green Zebra Tomato, and Turkish Orange Eggplant. The book includes history, stories, and lore surrounding the plants, as well as instructions for growing them outdoors or indoors in containers. Whether you're an avid gardener or a dabbler, you'll love the flowery descriptions and original art showcasing these vegetables that are perfect for your garden.

JACK STAUB is widely considered to be one of the country's leading experts on edible plants and vegetable garden design. His celebrated gardens at Hortulus Farm in Wrightstown, Pennsylvania, have been featured in numerous publications, including House &Garden and House Beautiful.

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This book features 75 exciting, luscious, and appealing vegetables for your garden. Lettuces, peppers, carrots, radishes, onions, artichokes, pumpkins, tomatoes, eggplants, and more are examined in charming detail, with stories, history, information on growing, and even simple recipes for cooking and serving. Richly illustrated with original art, these lusty plants will appeal to the gardener in everyone.

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