Beautiful and comprehensive, Vegetables is a must-have for all gardeners, by acclaimed authors Roger Phillips and Martyn Rix. ‘Remarkable . . . I have learnt so much’ – Financial TimesWhether you are a complete novice or an experienced gardener, Vegetables contains a stunning array of produce, in full colour photography, that can be grown in gardens of all sizes, allotments and even in windowsill pots. The book features over 500 vegetables that can be cultivated in a temperate climate, from the familiar carrot and spinach to the exotic jicama and sacred lotus.Revised and updated, this is an indispensable guide for growers, the authoritative text contains fascinating details of the history and development of each species and information on characteristics, cultivation, when to harvest, and pests and diseases – as well as tips for cooking the more unusual varieties.