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

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Product Details

Price
$14.95
Publisher
Storey Publishing
Publish Date
Pages
153
Dimensions
6.54 X 0.44 X 7.48 inches | 0.54 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781603420648
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About the Author

DEBORAH C. PETERSON is an Adjunct Professor for Cardinal Stritch College and Concordia University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Her primary research interests are in film and Civil War history.

Reviews

"Deborah Peterson...stops at nothing to grab some strange piece of produce, seed or pit to start a plant....Lots of fun here with figs, feijoa, fruiting citrus and more for the whole family."

Orange County Register

"I found Don't Throw It, Grow It! to be an absolutely delightful little book. I can't wait to start using as many of the suggestions as I possibly can. There were even ethnic fruits and vegetables I had never heard of - genip, anyone? Children will enjoy the magic of watching a new plant grow. This will help you brighten your living space while recycling at the same time. This is one of my favorite new books, and I just can't highly recommend it enough."

About.com

"This clever little book from Storey -- priced right at 11 bucks in paperback --offers up suggestions for sprouting not just avocados, but also carrot tops, garbanzo beans, peanuts, jicama, lemongrass, ginger, and just about any other kind of grocery store produce... There's something so thrifty and retro about sprouting food from kitchen scraps that makes it seem just right for the times."

Garden Rant

"Here's another way to be creative with plants: Read Don't Throw It, Grow It! ...Peterson and Selsam go way beyond the avocados and potatoes we used to root in water glasses. Besides fruits and vegetables, they include nuts, herbs, spices, and more international foods like chayote and litchi."

Philadelphia Inquirer