Bonus! Friday Feature plus Book Review: Winter Gardens

I just finished reading a fantastic gardening book, The Year-Round Vegetable Gardener, by Niki Jabbour. I wish I had had this book years ago — it answers my most pressing garden questions and solves my problems. How can I extend my gardening season? (Answer: Read the book) Why do my root crops not make harvestable roots? (Answer: Too much nitrogen in the soil — I knew I had high nitrogen soil but not that it would make beets and sweet potatoes produce foliage & no tubers.) I am so excited for next year so I can get started on my year-round vegetable garden (it’s too late this year). And I also discovered that Ms. Jabbour has a blog companion to the book, The Year Round Veggie Gardener.

Besides tons of useful information, the book is chock-full of beautiful photographs, many of them of garden greens being harvested in the snow. The combination of green and white is stunning, and I was inspired to create an Etsy treasury of lovely green and white items from the Etsy DTeam.

‘Winter Gardening’ by lizbethsgarden

Leaves in the snow of the winter garden.

Teacher Gift. Gift …


Green Christmas orn…


Tribal acai earring…


Kimono clutch chevr…


Lime Green Polka Do…


Pearl and Leaf Earr…


Green Glass Decante…


Homemade Play Dough…


Fleabane -Small Dai…


Wire Wrapped ‘V…


Knitting Project Ba…


Crochet Summer Sun …


Custom Boutique Pet…


Clearance–Wool Fel…


Ceramic Keepsake Bo…


Whimsical Watermelo…


Treasury tool supported by the dog house

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  1. What a wonderful post. You make me want to garden as well. Thanks for including items from the team and my shop.

  2. I’m going to have to check that book out. My hubby and I have been talking about that very thing.

    • I highly recommend it. I wish I’d had it years ago — would have saved me a lot of time and trouble.

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