Blueby Belinda Recio, Catherine Kouts
This lively introduction to the joys of organic gardening covers everything you need to know in order to grow a cornucopia of fruits
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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Growing our Rainbow Garden
Everybody knows that all string beans are green and all tomatoes are red--right? Not so! Usually string beans are green. But they can also be purple, maroon, or yellow. Tomatoes can be orange, yellow, or even purple. Lots of familiar fruits and vegetables grow in a whole rainbow garden of surprising colors.
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