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A Potted History of Vegetables free pdf A Potted History of Vegetables embraces this idea by reacquainting the reader with the origins, nature and peculiarities of the world's produce. Combining beautiful reproductions of the finest nineteenth-century botanical illustrations with a miscellany of fascinating facts and extraordinary histories, the book immerses you in the wonderful world of vegetables. Through the revelation that carrots were once purple, or the notion that potatoes were originally kept as ornamental rather than edible plants. Information is potted tightly, including such essentials as Latin names, vegetable families and countries of origin, making this the ideal gift for a gardener, chef, or eco-warrior and a delicious dip-in, kitchen cornucopia. -A beautifully miscellany featuring exquisite 19th-century colour plates. -Reveals the origins and traditions of over 100 different vegetables. -Includes a table of Latin names, families and countries of origin.

About Lorraine Harrison

Lorraine Harrison is a successful gardener and gardening writer with a passion for exotic and heirloom vegetables. Among her previous titles are How to Read Gardens and The Shaker of the Garden.

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Author : Lorraine Harrison
Publisher : The Ivy Press
Data Published : 28 March 2011
ISBN : 1907332618
EAN : 9781907332616
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 128 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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