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.
- Price: $16.95
- Other formats: Ebook
- Size: 7 x 9
- Pages: 224
- Format: Paperback / softback
- ISBN: 9781612123943
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Torpey writes giddily about vegetable gardening … and she will even entertain non-gardeners with this delightful book … Dedicated gardeners will be impressed as she seriously coaches the sport of competitive vegetable growing. Torpey offers expert advice for every skill level.
Incredibly thorough and beautifully photographed. A book that needs to be on every vegetable gardener’s bookshelf
Blue Ribbon Vegetable Gardening is a winner: the most comprehensive reference on competitive vegetable growing that I’ve ever read. Torpey captures the joy of growing vegetables well for sport, fun, glory, or simply for the kitchen table. This book will inspire you to enter the fray.
When it comes to growing blue ribbon vegetables, a gardener’s success is never an accident…. In Jodi Torpey’s latest book, she pulls back the curtain on what it takes to grow your way to ribbon-worthy edibles in your own home garden.
Blue Ribbon Vegetable Gardening
by Jodi Torpey
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