Experienced gardener, get it - you'll be inspired. Photos and reminders of how beautiful a vegetable garden can be abound. Brand new at trying to grow your own, get it, there is tons of information you need. What to start from seed, what to start from plants, when to plant etc. An all around good start, although if you are serious about growing a lot of vegetables for the first time you must have this book - Martha recommends it too!