Happy New Year – 2012! Really??? Disbelief or not, what better way to start the year than by hanging out in a local bookshop? While you’re lazing around at Elliott Bay Books, University Bookstore or your own neighborhood shop, check out these brand new books by local gardening authors.
It’s a relief to read books produced by gardeners expert in our own unique Northwest soil and weather conditions – so much of our gardening information comes from England or the East coast, which means the specifics don’t apply to our own gardens. I hope to review all these books for the Seattle Times in the coming months – but here’s a preview:
1. Willi Galloway shares recipes as well as gardening know-how in her first book, Grow Cook Eat: A Food Lover’s Guide to Vegetable Gardening. (Sasquatch Books, $29.95). The photos are dreamy, the recipes tantalizing (Lemony Broccoli Rabe, Strawberry Basil Ice Cream…), with plenty of tips on harvesting, storing, and how to successfully grow what you eat.
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