How to Grow Your Own Food 365 Days a Year, No Matter Where You Live
Fresh salads in February? Absolutely! The first frost no longer has to be the end of your growing season. Author Niki Jabbour gardens in Nova Scotia, where short summers and low levels of winter sunlight create the ultimate challenge for food gardeners. Her simple techniques will have you harvesting fresh vegetables in every month of the year, no matter where you live. You’ll learn how to select the best varieties for each season, master the art of succession planting, and make inexpensive protective structures that keep vegetables viable and delicious through the colder months.
- Pages: 256
- Size: 8 1/2 x 10 7/8
- Color: Full-color; Photographs and illustrations throughout
- ISBN: 978-1-60342-568-1
About the Author
Niki Jabbour, author of The Year-Round Vegetable Gardener, is a food gardener and garden writer who lives near Halifax, Nova Scotia. Her articles have appeared in Canadian Gardening, Garden Making, Gardens East, The Heirloom Gardener, and other publications. She is the host of The Weekend Gardener, a call-in radio show that airs throughout the Maritime provinces, and she blogs. Her garden boasts over 40 heirloom vegetables and herbs that keep her family eating fresh food year-round.