A food lover's guide to vegetable gardening, this book shows how to grow popular edible plants and then use them in 50 favorite dishes. Author Willi Galloway, a master gardener, proves that homegrown food tastes better and is far more versatile than produce you buy in the store. The first chapter covers gardening fundamentals for any type of organic cultivation. Subsequent chapters offer specific growing advice and tempting recipes for herbs, greens, legumes, squash, cruciferous vegetables, roots and tubers, fruits and more. Filled with beautiful photographs and peppered with engaging advice, this book shows you how easy it is to start your own seasonal, local and organic movement in your own backyard. Paperback, 304 pages.