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
From the Back Cover
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." --AppraisalSee all Product Description
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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.