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Go green with a kitchen garden

Plan and plant a kitchen garden for the most local, freshest food possible.

Bartley, Jennifer R.
Designing the New Kitchen Garden: An American Potager Handbook
SB324.3.B38 2006
Learn how the features of a traditional kitchen garden, which date from the Middle Ages, adapt to American circumstances.
 
Berry, Susan
Kitchen Harvest: Growing Organic Fruit, Vegetables and Herbs in Containers
SB453.5.B446 2003x
Don't have a plot of land? All you need are pots or window boxes for a succession of edible plants. Includes a plant guide to the most appropriate fruits, vegetables, and edible flowers, with growing and harvesting details.
 
Buckingham, Alan
Grow Vegetables
SB320.4.B83 2008
A manual for growing your own vegetables, on your balcony, in your apartment, or in any size garden.
 
Dowding, Charles
Organic Gardening: The Natural No-Dig Way
SB453.5.D69 2007x
Dowding has run a successful organic garden supplying local restaurants and shops for twenty-five years. Permanent slightly-raised beds, compost and worms are elements of the natural method he advocates.
 
Ellis, Barbara W.
The Veggie Gardener's Answer Book: Solutions to Every Problem You'll Ever Face
SB321.E48 2008
A handy in-the-garden reference, with practical (and organic!) advice for growing great crops.
 
Hirsch, David P.
The Moosewood Restaurant Kitchen Garden: Creative Gardening for the Adventurous Cook
SB324.3.H57 2005
A comprehensive guide to culinary gardening, featuring more than 75 vegetables and herbs, followed by 80 vegetarian recipes to help you transform your garden bounty into delicious dishes.
 
Kelley, Jeanne
Blue Eggs and Yellow Tomatoes: Recipes From a Modern Kitchen Garden
TX741.K438 2008x
Field-to-table cooking featuring simple ingredients. Includes information on small container and community gardens, backyard chickens, and composting.
 
Ruppenthal, R. J.
Fresh Food from Small Spaces: The Square-Inch Gardener's Guide to Year-Round Growing, Fermenting, and Sprouting
SB453.R87 2008
A specific resource for urban gardeners who are short on space. Learn to grow sprouts, herbs, vegetables, fruit, grains, and mushrooms, raise chickens and honeybees, and produce fermented foods such as yogurt.
 
Seymour, John
The New Self-Sufficient Gardener
q SB321.S53 2008x
Seymour, who died in 2004 at age 90, was called an ecological pioneer who championed the cause of living simply. This is a revised edition of a 1978 favorite, to help you grow and preserve fruits, herbs, and vegetables, keep bees, and raise chickens.
 

Updated: February 25, 2009