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.
About the Author
Ruth Heller is one of America's best-loved children's authors. Known for her nonfiction picture books with clever rhymes and boldly colorful illustrations, she has more than thirty titles to her credit, including the best-selling Chickens Aren't The Only Ones. She makes her home in San Francisco, California.
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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.
Table of Contents
Growing Your Rainbow Garden
A Rainbow of Fruits and Vegetables
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
This book gives you many different examples, illustartions, and "how to's" of planting various veggies and fruits in a garden. This book addresses all the unique types of plants that you can grow, such as, blue potatoes, purple string beans, and yellow watermelon. It tells you how to start a garden and keep it healthy. This would be an awesome book to have with a class that want s to plant a garden.