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Random House, 1993 - Travel - 270 pages
In addition to detailed coverage of more than 650 types of vegetables from around the world, all of which can be grown in the U.S., this primer on vegetables and vegetable gardening gives descriptions of the important vegetable families, tips on culitvation, lists of seed suppliers, and more. Over 1,000 color photos. Index.

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Roger Phillips is the author or co-author of 30 gardening books with total sales of more than three million copies worldwide. He is also the creator of two major BBC television series on gardening.

Martyn Rix is a botanist, plant collector and gardener, and the author of 17 books. He has collaborated with Roger Phillips since 1977.

Rix is a botanist, plant collector and gardener.

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