Garden Wisdom - Book

Wisconsin Historical Society Press

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5553
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Garden Wisdom: Lessons Learned from 60 Years of Gardening is a book combining the talents of the Apps family. Author Jerry Apps combines his advice for garden success with the beautiful color photos of son Steve Apps and the delicious recipes for preparing and presevings fresh vegetables of wife Ruth Apps. Learn how tending a garden leads to a deeper understanding of nature and the land. From planning and planting to fending off critters and weeds, the author walks us through the gardening year, offering humor and passion while reminding us that working even a small piece of land provides many rewards.

By: Jerry Apps
Photographs by: Steve Apps
Recipes by Ruth Apps
200 pages
66 color and b/w photos and illustrations
7 in. x 9 in.
Paperback
ISBN 9780870204944
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Book Author Bio

Jerry Apps is professor emeritus at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the author of many books on rural history and country life, including "Old Farm: A History" and "Horse-Drawn Days: A Century of Farming with Horses." Jerry was born and raised on a small farm in Waushara County, Wisconsin, where he spent countless hours working in the barn, milking and feeding cows, helping to store hay in the haymow, and appreciating the barn?s importance to the life of a farm.