From VegetableGardener.com, 5/12/2012:
"California is a big state with at least a dozen different USDA horticultural zones, but Claire helps gardeners understand how to work with the climate in their zone. Claire’s writing style, along with her gardening experience, will help California gardeners understand the quirky nature of growing in the Golden State. Just like the book says, 'It’s the next best thing to having a master gardener as your neighbor.'” -- Jodi TorpeyFrom Dirt Du Jour, 4/20/2012:
"Pretty handy for those who don’t want to translate vegetable growing into California-speak. Splan covers them all and tells you when, how and where to plant every kind of edible, including herbs."
From the Los Angeles Daily News, 4/13/2012:
"Aspire to be a successful gardener? Claire Splan breaks it down in her easy-to-follow guide, 'California Fruit & Vegetable Gardening: Plant, Grow, and Eat the Best Edibles for California Gardens.' The book includes information on planting, care and harvesting different edibles and offers advice on soil building, watering and more." -- Sandra Barrera
From the Orange County Register, 4/13/2012:
"If you are just digging into your first edible garden this year, Splan's complete guide to growing edibles can pitch in with good advice from the seed starting stage to all-important harvesting techniques. Chapters include tips on preparing your soil and even a chart of when to plant what for your California region." -- Cindy McNatt