By Wesley Greene. Photography by Barbara Temple Lombardi. ISBN 978-1-60961-162-0. Copyright 2012. Hardcover with 246 pages including 300 color photographs and index.
This thoroughly researched, beautifully illustrated volume provides a unique glimpse into the world of gardens and gardeners during the birth of this great country and shows what it took to put food on the table. At a time when the nation is yearning for more local vegetables, historic gardener Wesley Greene’s guide to 18th century vegetables and gardening practices showcases tried and true techniques that are remarkably relevant for today’s home vegetable growers.