This site is operated by Bob Randall, Ph.D. to make it easy to get information about the book Year Round Vegetables, Fruits and Flowers for Metro-Houston: A Natural Organic Approach Using Ecology.
The book is in its 12th edition and its first edition as a booklet was 1986.
Year Round Vegetables, Fruits and Flowers for Metro-Houston
© Robert A. Randall
Used for Houston’s First Organic Gardening Class
1st edition 1986 14 pp booklet used for classes
2nd edition 1987 36 pp
3rd edition 1988 48 pp
4th edition 1989 67 pp
Early Marketed Versions
5th edition 1990 72 pp
6th edition 1991 108 pp
7th edition 1992 145 pp
Spiral Bound Plastic Covered
8th Edition, 1993; 195 pp
Medium green with earliest form of modern “ecosystem” cover. Has an ear of corn, grapes and dragonfly. No printed back.
9th Edition, 1994; 229 pp
Medium light green cover, no “Executive Director, Urban Harvest ” on cover. No printed back.
10th Edition, 1998 263 pp,
Medium dark green, “Executive Director, Urban Harvest” on cover. No printed back.
Spiral Bound Plastic Cover Front and Back
11th Edition, 1999 294 pp
White with picture of author on back.
12th Edition, 2006 318 pp,
Yellow with picture of author on back. Major changes in vegetable and fruit sections