Blue Ribbon Vegetable Gardening

Blue Ribbon Vegetable Gardening

The Secrets to Growing the Biggest and Best Prize Winning Produce

Book - 2015
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For many, vegetable gardening is a sport, and the competition is an irresistible incentive, whether it's at the state fair or with the neighbor next door! Blue-Ribbon Vegetable Gardening reveals the secrets to growing the biggest, tastiest, most beautiful vegetables ever.

Win the blue ribbon every time! Master Gardener Jodi Torpey offers all the information you need to grow champion vegetables — beans, beets, cabbages, cucumbers, eggplants, onions, peppers, pumpkins, squash, and tomatoes — covering everything from choosing the right varieties and scheduling planting dates to harvesting, preparing, and transporting your produce. She also walks you through every aspect of competitive showing, with useful tips for thinking like a judge. This book will delight you with lively photos of mammoth pumpkins, truly gigantic onions, perfectly pear-shaped eggplants, and the farmers and gardeners who grow them. Filled with the excitement of a county fair, it’s a fun read as well as a solid guide to growing the biggest, tastiest, best-looking vegetables for miles around. 

Baker & Taylor
In an illustrated resource, a Master Gardener offers all the information readers need for growing champion vegetables, covering everything from choosing the right varieties to properly transporting produce. Original.

& Taylor

A guide to growing prize-winning vegetables includes tips on preparing produce, entering competitions, and thinking like a judge, and provides guidelines for growing ten of the most popular competition vegetables.

Publisher: North Adams, Mass. : Storey Publishing, c2015
ISBN: 9781612123943
Branch Call Number: 635 TOR
Characteristics: 214 p. :,col. ill. ;,23 cm.


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