Don’t limit your garden’s harvest to summer!
- Grow winter crops like beets, peas, Brussels sprouts, winter lettuce, herbs, berries, potatoes, and more
- Easy-to-follow instructions for sowing, maintenance, harvesting, and general gardening techniques for specific crops
- Detailed advice on each crop, including cultivation, nutritional value, recipe ideas, and storage suggestions
- Beginner-friendly text, with basic gardening techniques you need to know, from preparing the soil and using containers to dealing with pests and diseases
Grow your own keeper crops for the chilly days of winter and you’ll fill your kitchen table with fresh, tasty produce that’s packed with home-grown goodness all year long!
Growing Winter Food is the essential gardening guide for anyone who wants to maximize and enjoy their garden’s output year-round. This easy-to-follow book shows you how to choose, grow, and preserve your own fruit and vegetables for winter use. Handy plant profiles include detailed advice on each featured crop—how to grow it, plant it, care for it, save its seeds, harvest it, and preserve it—along with nutritional value, recipe ideas, and storage options to help you make the very best use of your crops.
Organized by type—root vegetables, legumes, green vegetables, herbs, and garden fruits—you’ll find practical information and growing advice for potatoes, carrots, rutabaga, turnips, beets, green beans, fava beans, peas, kale, Brussels sprouts, winter lettuce, sage, rosemary, thyme, garlic, chives, parsley, apples, pears, strawberries, blackberries, and black currants. Learn all the basic techniques you need to know, from preparing soil to using cloches and containers to troubleshooting problems and dealing with pests and diseases.
Home and garden expert Linda Gray presents this essential handbook to help you discover the joys of growing and harvesting fresh produce that you can eat all winter long. Growing Winter Food will show you how to enjoy a delicious array of healthy roots, legumes, green vegetables, herbs, and fruits long after the thermometer—and the snow—have fallen.
Even if your gardening experience is limited, and whether your gardening space is big or small, keep your garden producing delicious homegrown food all year-round with Growing Winter Food!
“Growing Winter Food is a wonderful resource and practical tool for those who want to have productive gardens all year. The pairing of growing tips with harvest information and cooking tips is a genius way to show the progression from seed to table that enthusiastic homesteaders and gardeners appreciate and aspire to.”
— Sarah Walker Caron, editor of HelloHomestead.com and senior editor for The Bangor Daily News
“The gorgeous photography and easy-to-follow directions in this inspiring book take you all the way from the soil to harvesting to the kitchen. What better way to enjoy the health and flavor of truly local produce than by growing it yourself?”
—Sharon Palmer, MSFS, RDN, “The Plant-Powered Dietitian” and author of Plant-Powered for Life
“Growing Winter Food is the essential gardening guide for those who want to enjoy their garden’s output all year round.”
—Modern Mississauga Magazine