Gardeners at every level of expertise will eagerly add Kitchen Garden Planner to their libraries. As hard working as it is beautiful, this book intricately profiles, through spectacular photography and illustrations, the designs and plantings of kitchen gardens in rural, urban, small-town settings nationwide.
13 projects inspire and help every gardener to re-create a lovely kitchen garden.
Approaches to kitchen gardens vary—from simple containers to raised garden beds.
Designs span the growing conditions across America.
More than 400 color photographs capture garden overviews, plus interesting vignettes.
Each project features a color illustration of the design, with a key that clearly identifies plants.
Includes thumbnail sketches of plants, and close-up identification photographs.
Covers basics of kitchen gardens—from soil preparation to succession planting.
Mail-order sources for all plants.
Author Darrell Trout wrote the well-received Country Home® Country Garden Planner and serves as president of the Long Island Horticultural Society and regional director of Garden Writers Association of America.