By Susan Cambell
Originally published as Charleston Kedding: A History of Kitchen Gardening, the book has been fully updated and revised to reveal the real-life garden at the center of Susan Campbell’s captivating history. In A History of Kitchen Gardening, she tells the true story of the kitchen garden at Pyewell Park in Hampshire, England, as well as its masterful team of gardeners. Providing unique insight into the design and care for kitchen gardens, this book, through its detailed research, offers a practical guide for anyone looking to recreate a kitchen garden at home, including how to choose a site, select the right plants, and the necessary tools such as hotbeds, sheds, and even pineapple frames. This charmingly written account of the ups and downs of one very special kitchen garden is sure to inspire many to embrace the yard-to-table idea and grow their own edible delights.