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About Niki Jabbour
Niki Jabbour is the award-winning author of The Year-Round Vegetable Gardener (American Horticultural Society Book Award), Groundbreaking Food Gardens, and Niki Jabbour's Veggie Garden Remix (American Horticultural Society Book Award). Her latest book is Growing Under Cover (December 2020) and explores how simple garden covers can be used to grow more food and protect from bad weather, frost and pests like insects, deer, and rabbits.
She also writes for magazines across North America, including Fine Gardening, Birds & Blooms, Horticulture and Garden Gate. Niki is a popular speaker at shows, garden clubs, conservatories, and events, regularly appearing at the Northwest Flower & Garden Show in Seattle, Canada Blooms in Toronto, the Boston Flower Show, Mother Earth News Fairs, and more.
Niki is also a founding member of the award-winning website, SavvyGardening.com, which won the Gold Award for Best Gardening Website and Best Digital Media from the Association for Garden Communicators.
Niki is the long-time Host and Executive Producer of The Weekend Gardener with Niki Jabbour. It airs live Sundays, April through November, from 10 am to noon (Atlantic time) on News 95.7 FM in Halifax, 1310 News in Ottawa, and online at News957.com. In 2015, Niki won the prestigious Gold Award for Best On-Air Talent from the Association for Garden Communicators.
Niki is a passionate, year-round vegetable gardener who grows food in over 20 raised beds in Halifax, Nova Scotia. She uses simple cold frames, deep mulching and mini hoop tunnels to stretch her season into winter. She also grows a wide variety of global and unusual veggies, which is the topic of her award-winning book, Veggie Garden Remix. It combines fun and food and takes you on a journey around the world.
For more info on Niki, follow her on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, or visit www.SavvyGardening.com.
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Follow your zany muse and get creative with your vegetable garden. Niki Jabbour brings you 73 novel and inspiring food garden designs that include a cocktail garden featuring all the ingredients for your favorite drinks, a spicy retreat comprising 24 varieties of chile peppers, and a garden that’s devoted to supplying year-round salad greens. Created by celebrated gardeners, each unique design is accompanied by both plant lists and charming anecdotes. This fully illustrated collection glitters with off-beat personality and quirkiness.
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2019 GardenComm Media Awards Gold Medal Winner
Best-selling author Niki Jabbour invites you to shake up your vegetable garden with an intriguing array of 224 plants from around the world. With her lively “Like this? Then try this!” approach, Jabbour encourages you to start with what you know and expand your repertoire to try related plants, many of which are delicacies in other cultures. Jabbour presents detailed growing information for each plant, along with fun facts and plant history. Be prepared to have your mind expanded and catch Jabbour’s contagious enthusiasm for experimentation and fun in the garden.