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Growing perennial foods : a field guide to raising resilient herbs, fruits & vegetables / written by Acadia Tucker ; illustrated by Krishna Chavda

Tucker, Acadia, (author).
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Morgan Co PL - Martinsville Main Library 635 TUC (Text) 78551000545943 Non-Fiction In process -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780998862354
  • ISBN: 0998862355
  • Physical Description: xiv, 262 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: San Francisco, CA : Stone Pier Press, [2019]

Content descriptions

General Note:
"A growing good food book"--cover
Formatted Contents Note:
Let's grow some good food -- It starts with good soil -- Test your soil -- Plan your garden -- Build your plant bed -- Choose your plants -- Keep your garden healthy -- Profiles in resilience -- Herbs -- Fruits -- Vegetables -- Recipes
Summary, etc.:
"Acadia Tucker's longtime love affair with perennial foods has produced this easy-to-understand guide to growing and harvesting them. A regenerative farmer deeply concerned about global warming, Tucker believes there may be no better time to plant these hardy crops. Sturdy and deep rooted, perennials can weather climate extremes more easily than annuals. They tend to thrive without chemical fertilizers and pesticides, and they don't need as much water, either. These long-lived plants also help build healthy soil, turning the very ground we stand on into a giant carbon sponge. Tucker lays the groundwork for tending an organic, regenerative garden. For her, this is gardening as if our future depends on it, and she spells out why. Most of the book is dedicated to profiles of 34 popular herbs, fruits, and vegetables, with instructions on how to plant, grow, and harvest them. Tucker also includes 34 recipes."--Back cover
Subject: Vegetable gardening
Perennial vegetables
Organic gardening

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