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Blue Potatoes, Orange Tomatoes : How to Grow a Rainbow Garden

by Rosalind Creasy
| Item # B2937
Blue Potatoes, Orange Tomatoes : How to Grow a Rainbow Garden B2937
Format: Paperback
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Description

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

Product Information

  • AuthorRosalind Creasy
  • Page Count40
  • ISBN100871569191
  • ISBN139780871569196
  • PublisherSierra Club Books for Children
  • Year Published2000
  • Grade Level4
  • Type of BookFiction
  • SubjectGardening (Children's/YA)
    Gardening: growing fruit & vegetables
  • Lexile Level930
  • IllustratorRuth Heller

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