Author(s): Jennifer R. Bartley
Most gardeners know how rewarding it is to harvest ripe, sun-warmed tomatoes or pungent herbs straight from the garden. But, those pleasures can be greatly enhanced by creating a garden that is not only productive, but also a beautiful, well-integrated part of the home landscape. In this handsome volume, Jennifer Bartley shows how the traditional features of the classic kitchen garden, or potager, can be adapted to contemporary needs and conditions. The book is informed by her conviction that the nurturing, preparing and eating of fresh, home-grown vegetables contributes enormously both to our ties with the natural world and our ties to each other. Illustrated with the author's delightful watercolours, as well as copious photographs, "Designing the New Kitchen Garden" offers the perfect blend of inspiration and practical guidance.