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Heirloom vegetable gardening

William Woys Weaver

Heirloom vegetable gardening

a master gardener"s guide to planting, seed saving, and cultural history

by William Woys Weaver

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  • 22 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Heirloom varieties,
  • Vegetables,
  • Vegetable gardening

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesHeirloom vegetable gardening :
    StatementWilliam Woys Weaver ; foreword by Jere Gettle, Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds ; photography by L. Wilbur Zimmerman and William Woys Weaver
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSB324.73 .W43 2018
    The Physical Object
    Pagination480 pages
    Number of Pages480
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26950110M
    ISBN 10076035992X
    ISBN 109780760359921
    LC Control Number2017041478
    OCLC/WorldCa1006521473


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Heirloom vegetables are varieties that have come from these seeds, passed down for many generations. Many plants are bred for longer shelf-life and other modern needs. But heirlooms have usually been selected for flavor, tenderness, and visual appeal.

For many gardeners, heirloom vegetables are a cherished link to the past. T hink of heirloom vegetables—sometimes referred to as heritage vegetables—and you'll probably envision tomatoes of the Yellow Brandywine, Green Zebra, pear, or fuzzy peach varieties.

But a. Gardening with Heirloom Seeds: Tried-and-True Flowers, Fruits, Heirloom seeds are more than the promise of next summer's crookneck squash or jewel-colored zinnias. They're living antiques handed down from one generation to the next, a rich inheritance of flavor and beauty from long ago and, often, far away.

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You can also read the full. H eirloom Vegetable Gardening” practically leapt off the shelf when we spied it recently at Moon Palace Books in Minneapolis. The cover is a composite of eight different heirloom vegetables, the purple and yellow and green of their skins beckoning the reader into a world where food has a great deal more flavor and soul than can be found at the local Walmart.

A couple weeks ago I was sent a copy of William Woys Weaver’s Heirloom Vegetable Gardening from Mother Earth News. I’m always excited to get more information on a favorite subject of mine, vegetables.

The book was first published in and is now available on CD. Unfortunately you don’t get the tactile sensation of reading a book on paper but if you can. Heirloom Vegetable Gardening (Kindle Locations ). Ogden Publications Inc. Kindle Edition. I love this book because W.W.

Weaver discusses his own personal family history/connections with growing and saving Heirloom seeds and plants, and his extensive historical documentation of (books and other sources:) vegetables that range from /5(27). "This book is sure to be a modern classic and is one of the most important books on gardening in the current century." —Jere Gettle, founder, Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds Heirloom Vegetable Gardening has always been a book for gardeners and cooks interested in unique flavors, colors, and history in their produce.

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The Beginner’s Guide to Heirloom Vegetables by Marie Iannotti (Timber Press) This book is remarkable for two reasons.

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This updated edition has been improved throughout with growing. After all, when I attended the National Heirloom Expo in Santa Rosa last September, I saw pumpkins stacked to the ceiling and tables overflowing with every kind of heirloom vegetable.

But as Claire explains in her book, “while gardening in California is in many ways a remarkably easy endeavor, it can be quite challenging to figure out what to. In this encyclopedic guide to the history and cultivation of some of America's most treasured heirloom vegetables, food historian and organic gardener Will Weaver focuses on profiled varieties of 37 vegetables and discusses nearly others.

He shares his over thirty years of original research from historical archives as well as hands-on gardening experience to help the 3/5(3). The love for the land and the respect for heirloom seeds that Diane shared with her husband, Kent Whealy, led to their starting Seed Savers Exchange in Seed Savers Exchange, the nation's premier nonprofit seed-saving organization, began humbly as a simple exchange of seeds among passionate gardeners who sought to preserve the rich gardening heritage their.

Heirloom seeds are proven to have more vitamins & minerals than hybrids and conventionally grown vegetables because they are non altered & non modified. Heirloom seeds grow naturally and have their original traits.

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