"Tropical Food Gardens: A guide to growing fruit, herbs and vegetables" by Leonie Norrington
This book blends horticultural science with personal experience to create a book full of sound advice, enthusiasm and a genuine love of the natural world. Have you ever wondered how to grow such exotic vegetables as snake beans, water chestnuts and loofahs? Luscious fruits such as rambutants, mangoes, carambolas, abiu? Herbs like vanilla, turmeric and galangal? The book will show you how to propagate, grow and use these and a wide range of other herbs, vegetables and fruits in tropical and sub-tropical climates, ranging from Darwin to Sydney.