Grow Great Vegetables Illinois (Grow Great Vegetables State-By-State) (Paperback)
Get the inside dirt, Illinois!
Grow Great Vegetables Illinois is the ultimate guide to growing food in the Prairie State! This must-have guide to growing vegetables, fruits, and herbs provides you with insider advice on climate zones, average frost dates, and growing season details. Information includes details on sun, soil, fertilizer, mulch, water, and the best varieties for your region. A garden planning section helps with design and crop rotation, and monthly lists explain what to do from January through December. In-depth profiles of fifty best edibles help ensure a can’t-miss harvest.
About the Author
Bevin Cohen is an author, herbalist, gardener, seed saver, and educator. He is the owner of Small House Farm and the founder of Michigan Seed Library Network, a community seed sharing initiative that has helped establish more than one hundred seed library programs. Bevin offers workshops and lectures across the country on the benefits of living closer to the land through seeds, herbs, and locally grown food and he has written a number of books on these topics, including Saving Our Seeds, The Artisan Herbalist, and The Complete Guide to Seed & Nut Oils. Learn more about Bevin’s work at www.smallhousefarm.com.