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Backyard Harvest

A Year-Round Guide to Growing Fruits and Vegetables

Jo Whittingham


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From sowing and planting to growing and harvesting, Backyard Harvest covers storing, freezing, and preserving tips so that you can enjoy your garden's bounty into the winter months and throughout the early-spring gap when little is ready to harvest.

Jo Whittingham, a gardener and gardening writer who has written for a range of gardening magazines, is the author of DK's Simple Steps to Success: Vegetable Gardening, and served as consultant on The Kitchen Garden and Grow Fruit.

Praise For Backyard Harvest: A Year-Round Guide to Growing Fruits and Vegetables

"Use this beautifully illustrated month-by-month guide to find out when crops ripen, what to plant, what to do to keep crops healthy, what to harvest." – Virginian Pilot

DK, 9780756671631, 256pp.

Publication Date: February 21, 2011

About the Author

Jo Whittingham is a gardener and writer with a postgraduate degree in horticulture from the University of Reading and a passion for growing fruits and vegetables. Awarded the Garden Writers’ Guild News Journalist of the Year in 2004, she writes a monthly column for The Scotsman newspaper, as well as features for many leading gardening magazines. She authored DK’s bestselling Simple Steps to Success: Vegetables in a Small Garden, and was consultant on Grow Vegetables, Kitchen Garden, and Grow Fruit.