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Blue Potatoes, Orange Tomatoes: How to Grow a Rainbow Garden Paperback – 25 Oct 1990


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Contents Growing Your Rainbow Garden A Rainbow of Fruits and Vegetables Index

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Tomatoes are red, corn is yellow, and string beans are green. Or are they? Actually, lots of familiar foods grow in a rainbow of surprising colors. Image trying orange tomatoe, red popping corn, or purple string beans for a change.

This lively introduction to the joys of organic gardening covers everything you need to know in order to grow a cornucopia of fruits and vegetables in unexpected colors. The first section includes details on:

-planning your rainbow garden and ordering seeds

-preparing the soil and planting

-feeding, watering, and weeding

-dealing with garden pests without using poison

The second section provides detailed instructions for growing eight different rainbow crops, including:

-which varieties to order

-when and how to plant

-which garden pests to watch out for

-the best time to harvest

-how to serve and enjoy

"This book will not only promote the delight in growing plants but enhance the wonder in the natural world right in your own backyard. . . . Will make you want to start a garden today." --Appraisal

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Amazon.com: 4.3 out of 5 stars 3 reviews
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4.0 out of 5 stars to garden and discover PLANTS!!!!!!!!!! 30 May 2001
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this book is great for kids under 12 it teaches you that tomatoes are not always red.It'says when to plant and where to plant.what you need for your garden and what seeds to use.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Gift for Grandkids 2 May 2011
By Trish - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Hardcover Verified Purchase
After reading this book at our County Food Bank, I thought that it would be excellent
for my grandkids as they have a garden and are starting at a young age to
cook. It has a lot of healthy information and some recipes.
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5.0 out of 5 stars This book was great! 28 May 2013
By Tarri J. Gauck - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Paperback Verified Purchase
We were planting a rainbow garden for our school. My Kindergarten class and I loved having this as a resource!
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