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The Beginner's Guide to Growing Heirloom Vegetables

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It is that time of the year when gardeners are ready to get outside and begin preparation for the new growing season. Anyone who knows the quality of garden fresh vegetables, values the flavor of heirloom vegetables. In The Beginner's Guide to Growing Heirloom Vegetables, Heirloom expert Marie Iannotti explains which varieties are the easiest to grow, the tastiest to eat and how to cultivate each one successfully.

If you've never tasted the meaty and mellow 'Lacinato' kale or the unexpected sweetness of 'Apollo' arugula — or if you have tasted them and want more — The Beginner's Guide to Growing Heirloom Vegetables is your guide to easily growing the best.

Longtime Master Gardener, Marie Iannotti, is the former owner of Yore Vegetables, an heirloom seedling nursery. She has served as a Cornell Cooperative Extension Horticulture educator and as a Master Gardener program coordinator and is a member of the Garden Writers Association and The Garden Conservancy. Marie’s garden writing has been featured in newspapers and magazines throughout the United States and is the former editor of The Mid-Hudson Gardener’s Guide. She has gardened from coast to coast in the United States, growing thousands of varieties of plants in her own gardens and helping many beginners become confident, successful gardeners.

Tune in to this segment of The Organic View Radio Show, as host, June Stoyer is joined by special guest, Marie Iannotti!