If you're interested in growing your own vegetables and fruits, you've signed up with the ranks of a blossoming group of DIY garden enthusiasts who put a costs on the concept of self-reliance. Yet like any other type of gardening, expanding edibles is not a one-size-fits-all quest: in order to achieve success, you'll need to know not just which plants grow well in your state or region, yet likewise how you can expand them with careful techniques as well as a schedule that caters particularly to your local microclimate. Fortunately for you, Mid-Atlantic Fruit & Vegetable Gardening is created exclusively for gardeners who intend to grow edibles in Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia, Delaware, Maryland, or Washington, D.C. Writer Katie Elzer-Peters, the master garden enthusiast responsible for our bestselling Beginner's Illustrated Guide to Gardening (2012), outfits you with all the details you should develop your edible yard, tend the dirt, keep your plants throughout their life cycles, and also– most significantly– collect the scrumptious foods they produce. So whether you stay in the Delaware Valley, in the Beltway, or anywhere else in the Mid-Atlantic United States, you'll discover the most effective fruit and vegetable plants for your garden in this gorgeous step-by-step how-to overview … and they'll get on your table prior to you understand it.