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Vegetable Gardening the Colonial Williamsburg Way
At a Glance:
- Written by Wesley Greene
- Photographs by Barbara Temple Lombardi
- Hardcover with jacket
- 256 pages
- More than 300 color photographs
- 8-1/4 " x 10-1/2"
In 18th-century gardens, the broccoli was purple and cucumbers grew to 3 feet long. Lime water controlled aphids, and a simple tile trapped slugs in the lettuce beds. And melon seeds were improved by walking about with them in your pockets.
In Vegetable Gardening the Colonial Williamsburg Way, historic gardener Wesley Greene shares history and folklore along with practical advice on growing vegetables herbs, garden tools, and cultivation techniques. This is the ultimate organic gardening bookfrom a time when organic was the only gardening.