Amazon Best Books of 2010

Sugar Snaps and Strawberries was named one of the Top Ten Books in Home & Garden in the Best of 2010 on


“Inspiration…for veggie patches on balconies, patios, and the tiniest of city plots…complete this yummy and useful presentation.” – Booklist

The Oregonian

“Even aphids look good in the luscious photos on almost every page of this information-packed book that gives just the right amount of advice for small-space gardening — not so much as to overwhelm or so little as to be useless.” Read the complete article

Portland Monthly

“If you’re looking for a stylish yet substantial introduction to growing edibles in small spaces, you’re in luck: the perfect book has arrived.”

“I like her voice: it’s sparkly, bright, and experienced – like a best friend who happens to be a kick-ass gardener, explaining the important issues, practices and techniques to you as you move through the seasons.”

– Kate Bryant, Portland Monthly. November 29, 2010. See online version >

Seattle Times

“One of the prettiest of the new titles” – Read the complete article

From the blogs

“An inspiring book for those with a can-do spirit but not much gardening space.” – Fern Richardson, Life on the Balcony Read the complete article >

“A great book for beginners and for those of us who need winter eye candy.” – Dee Nash, Red Dirt Ramblings Read the complete article >

“[A] marvelous book that’s entertaining, extremely useful, and lovely. I recommend it highly.” – Susan Harris, GardenRant Read the complete article >


High-resolution book cover image

Andrea Bellamy author photo
Photo credit: Jackie Connelly

Q&A with Andrea Bellamy (PDF)

Sugar Snaps and Strawberries info sheet (PDF)

For review copies or interview requests, please contact:
Emma Alpaugh ( /
800-327-5680, ext. 112)

Simple solutions for creating your own small-space edible garden.

Get the Book

Visit the Blog