From the Back Cover
Whether it's a condo deck or a backyard in the 'burbs... growing (and eating) these core garden veggies is a must!
Radio and TV garden expert (and passionate food lover) Doug Oster presents his three all-time veggie favorites --- taking you step-by-step from soil prep to mouth-watering dishes. New to growing your own food? Doug offers gentle guidance and real life experience. Already a gardener? Take it up a notch with new ideas for going organic, plus creative twists on classic recipes.
"Doug Oster's down-to-earth approach to gardening shines through in his writing... he inspires the reader to think beyond the garden plot for ways to incorporate fresh produce into everyday dishes." -George Ball, Jr., President, W. Atlee Burpee & Co.
"Tomatoes Garlic Basil is a must-have for cooks and gardeners everywhere. Doug Oster clearly has a passion for the three key ingredients of great cuisine. His stories will charm you and his recipes are simple but elegant (be sure to try the hazelnut pesto)." -Debra Lee Baldwin, Edibles Columnist, San Diego Garden/Home Magazine, Author of Designing with Succulents
About the Author
Doug Oster is: co-author of Grow Organic; LA Times Synd columnist; P’burgh Post-Gazette’s Backyard Gardener; regular on Martha Stewart’s Morning Living radio show; co-host, The Organic Gardeners (KDKA radio). Home: P’burgh.