Synopses & Reviews
Describes how to plant and grow a variety of colorful vegetables, including red corn, yellow watermelons, and multicolored radishes.
An introduction to organic gardening which explains how to grow a cornucopia of fruits and vegetables in unexpected colors, outlining simple guidelines for planning, planting, caring for, and troubleshooting a rainbow garden. Also includes some special recipes.
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