The year-round vegetable gardener : how to grow your own food 365 days a year no matter where you live / Niki Jabbour l; photography by Joseph De Sciose.

Main Author: Jabbour, Niki.
Published: North Adams, MA : Storey Pub., 2012.
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Summary

Even in winter's coldest months you can harvest fresh, delicious produce. Drawing on insights gained from years of growing vegetables in Nova Scotia, Niki Jabbour shares her simple techniques for gardening throughout the year. Learn how to select the best varieties for each season, the art of succession planting, and how to build inexpensive structures to protect your crops from the elements. No matter where you live, you'll soon enjoy a thriving vegetable garden year-round.


Table of Contents

Foreword

Introduction

Part 1Stretching the Growing Seasons

Chapter 1Getting the Timing Right

Chapter 2Intensive Planting

Chapter 3Growing into Winter

Chapter 4Designing Productive Gardens

Part 2Growing the Right Crops

Chapter 5Year-Round Vegetables

Arugula

Asparagus

Beans

Beets

Broccoli

Broccoli Raab

Brussels Sprouts

Cabbage

Carrots

Cauliflower

Celery & Celeriac

Claytonia

Collards

Corn

Cucumbers

Eggplant

Endive

Garlic

Kale

Kohlrabi

Leeks

Lettuce

Mache

Melons

Mibuna

Mizuna

Mustard

Onions

Pak Choi

Parsnips

Peas

Peppers

Potatoes

Radishes

Rutabagas

Spinach

Summer Squash

Sweet Potatoes

Swiss Chard

Tatsoi

Tomatoes

Turnips

Winter Squash

Chapter 6Herbs

Basil

Chervil

Chives

Cilantro

Dill

Greek Oregano

Parsley

Rosemary

Sage

Thyme

Appendixes

Building Dany's Cold Frame

Succession Planting and Interplanting Charts

Resources

Index