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Don't Throw It, Grow It!: 68 Windowsill Plants from Kitchen Scraps

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Magic and wonder hide in unexpected places — a leftover piece of ginger, a wrinkled potato left too long in its bag, a humdrum kitchen spice rack. In Don't Throw It, Grow It! Deborah Peterson reveals the hidden possibilities in everyday foods.

Peterson, former president of the American Pit Gardening Society, shows how common kitchen staples — pits, nuts, beans, seeds, and tubers — can be coaxed into lush, vibrant houseplants that are as attractive as they are fascinating. With Peterson's help, a sweet potato turns into a blooming vine; chickpeas transform into cheery hanging baskets; the humble beet becomes a dramatic centerpiece; and gingerroot grows into a 3-foot, bamboo-like stalk. In some cases the transformation happens overnight!

Don't Throw It, Grow It! offers growing instructions for 68 plants in four broad categories --

Synopsis:

Eat Your Vegetables (and plant them too!)

About the Author

Deborah Peterson, a founder of the Rare Pit & Plant Council and the editor of their newsletter The Pits for 25 years, has contributed to the Brooklyn Botanic Garden Handbooks and lectured extensively on gardening with pits, among other gardening topics. Deborah is the proprietor of Landmark Landscaping and has landscaped and designed many gardens and private parks in NYC and Massachusetts.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1
Nitty-gritty growing techniques
Chapter 2
Plants from common vegetables
Chapter 3
Plants from fruits and nuts
Chapter 4
Plants from herbs and spices
Chapter 5
Plants from Latin America
Chapter 6
Plants from Asia

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kmiller024, June 21, 2008 (view all comments by kmiller024)
this book is the coolest-- I bought it as a prize for our adult Summer Reading Club at the library, and I'd love a copy myself. I'll have to go back and get one. I've ALWAYS wondered which seeds from which plants at the supermarket grow, and which don't.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9781603420648
Author:
Peterson, Deborah
Publisher:
Storey Publishing
Author:
Selsam, Millicent
Subject:
Techniques
Subject:
House Plants & Indoor
Subject:
House Plants
Subject:
Window gardening
Subject:
Horticultural crops.
Subject:
Gardening; House plants
Subject:
GARDENING / House Plants & Indoor
Subject:
GARDENING / Ornamental Plants
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Publication Date:
20080631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
7.5 x 6.5 in

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