Over 320 beautiful modern and historic photos, of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania's, vibrant Landis Valley region, take readers through long-established, well-planned, and enduring Pennsylvania German farms. Visit historic farmsteads, barns, and vibrant flower and vegetable gardens. Meet four centuries worth of families that made ... and in some cases still make ... these farms successful. The text provides plentiful information on obtaining and maintaining heirloom seeds and plants in a traditional garden of your own including raised beds arranged in a formal, geometric pattern. This book is a must for all who enjoy a growing passions for gardening or history.