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

by Rosalind Creasy and Ruth Heller

Blue potatoes, orange tomatoes, purple string beans, yellow zucchini, red corn and... read more

Blue potatoes, orange tomatoes, purple string beans, yellow zucchini, red corn and a colorful array of radishes. These aren't your everyday garden-variety vegetables...or are they? From writing to seed companies to planting, caring for and harvesting the crop, readers are shown how they can grow uncommon varieties of the foods we eat. The text includes general gardening tips as well as guidelines for growing specific foods. Mouth-watering illustrations reflect a garden's bounty. (Ages 7-11)

© Cooperative Children's Book Center, Univ. of Wisconsin - Madison, 1994

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