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Vegetables By Martyn Rix

Vegetables by Roger Phillips

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Summary

The indispensable guide to all types of vegetables to be found whether in the garden or in the wild.

Vegetables Summary

Vegetables by Roger Phillips

The only single-volume guide to vegetables any gardener could need. Illustrated throughout with color photographs that show the different kinds of each vegetable and how they look in situ, the book documents more than 650 types of vegetable, mainly those that can be grown in North America and northern Europe, but includes popular Asian specialties. Each is accompanied by descriptions of the vegatble's history and its cultivational needs.

Though not mainly a source of gardener's tips, the book offers simple instructions to the grower, as well as fodder for anyone curious to know more about the first European sighting of potatoes (1537) or the multitudes of possible potatoes ("Duke of York"; "Epicure"; "Mona Lisa").

About Roger Phillips

Roger Phillips is an award-winning photographer with a reputation spanning thirty years. He has consistently pioneered the use of colour photography for the reliable identification of natural history subjects, and has wrtten more than 20 books dedicated to this purpose.

Additional information

GOR001270942
9780333626405
0333626400
Vegetables by Roger Phillips
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Pan Macmillan
1995-03-24
272
N/A
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