It’s day four of spring, and we’re thinking of all the tasty things we can bury in our backyards and continually pluck from throughout the year.
Stinky spring onions, juicy tomatoes, crunchy, hole-strewn lotus roots—the home garden is getting a lot more interesting, thanks to a bunch of new inspiring gardening books. Time to get your hands dirty.
- The Easiest Fruits and Vegetables to Grow in Your Garden, According to Linton Hopkins
- Why Throwing a Clambake Will Help Your Garden Grow
- Edible Schoolyard Throws the Best Parties, Takes Kids on Epic Field Trips
The Chinese Kitchen Garden
Writer and avid gardener Wendy Kiang-Spray grew up watching her family tend to Chinese vegetables and herbs, and now she passes on that tradition with her new cookbook. She breaks down 38 ingredients by season, sharing Latin as well as Mandarin and Cantonese translations, as well as tops for cooking what you've grown. ($20, Amazon)