The Kitchen Garden Grower’s Guide

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THE KITCHEN GARDEN GROWER’S GUIDE is Harvest to Table’s encyclopedia and easy how-to guide on all that is natural and necessary in the world of kitchen gardening, small fruit, vegetable, and herb preparation. Stephen Albert leaves no stone–collard green, leek, or potato–unearthed in this absolutely amazing field guide that greenhorns, old hands, weekend gardeners and chefs should not be without. From the soil to the plate, this manual is exceptionally penned and easy to follow. It provides answers to basic and in-depth growing questions. It includes how to plant, how to grow and care for crops, how to harvest, how to store and how to prepare vegetables and herbs. From asparagus and beet greens to Belgian endive and strawberries, this book helps readers organize a small garden close to the kitchen that offers their favorite, fresh-picked-at-the-peak-of-ripeness small crop–and the template on how to orchestrate the effort. Available at or in the Harvest to Table Store, click the Shop button at the top of the page.

Written by Stephen Albert

Stephen Albert is a horticulturist, master gardener, and certified nurseryman who has taught at the University of California for more than 25 years. He holds graduate degrees from the University of California and the University of Iowa. His books include Vegetable Garden Grower’s Guide, Vegetable Garden Almanac & Planner, Tomato Grower’s Answer Book, and Kitchen Garden Grower’s Guide. His Vegetable Garden Grower’s Masterclass is available online. has more than 10 million visitors each year.

How To Grow Tips

How To Grow Tomatoes

How To Grow Peppers

How To Grow Broccoli

How To Grow Carrots

How To Grow Beans

How To Grow Corn

How To Grow Peas

How To Grow Lettuce

How To Grow Cucumbers

How To Grow Zucchini and Summer Squash

How To Grow Onions

How To Grow Potatoes

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Extending the Season: How To Get More Growing Time

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