Gardening À La Mode: Vegetables (Paperback)

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What's the best way to protect vegetables from frost? How do you dry herbs and banish slugs? There's much to learn about making the most of your backyard vegetable garden, and this handy little guide is brimming with advice for novice gardeners. Written by a popular magazine columnist of the nineteenth century, these timeless suggestions offer straightforward guidance for every step of the way, from planting, watering, and fertilizing to cooking and preserving your homegrown produce.
Author Harriet Anne de Salis was an expert at counseling Victorian housewives on the domestic arts, writing commonsense manuals for everything from cooking on a budget to raising poultry and training dogs. This companion volume to Gardening la Mode: Fruits features alphabetized entries and an index for easy reference. Even seasoned gardeners and cooks are likely to find it a source of useful hints and enduring charm.

About the Author

London-based author Harriet Anne de Salis had a regular column in the popular Lady's Realm magazine. She also wrote several books on cooking and household management.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780486814940
ISBN-10: 0486814947
Publisher: Dover Publications
Publication Date: April 19th, 2017
Pages: 128
Language: English