The profiles of these 75 unusual, beautiful vegetables are written by an expert on edible plants and vegetable garden design. Unusual produce includes the Green Zebra Tomato, the Janahdale Pumpkin, Lollo Rossa Lettuce, Malabar Spinach, Mizuna, Purple Sprouting Broccoli, and more. Lovely illustrations.
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. The book includes the charming history and lore surrounding the plants as well as instructions for growing them outdoors or indoors in containers.