Garden to Table
A Kid's Guide to Planting, Growing, and Preparing FoodBook - 2014
Instructs readers how to grow, harvest, and cook homegrown foods.
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Common beans in the catalog Common Name: Beans (iphaseolus vulgaris) Seed Saving Level: Easy Common beans are grouped by growth habit (bush, runner, pole beans) and the way they’re consumed (dry, snap or shelling beans). Pinto/black beans are dry. Green beans, wax beans and French varieties are snap beans. Planting: Sow after danger of frost in sandy, well-drained soil. Plant 1” deep,… (more)
Lettuce seeds in the catalog Common Name: Lettuce (Lactuca sativa) Seed Saving Level: Easy: Perfect, self-pollinating flowers. Little out-crossing with lettuce so isolation is not a big concern. Varieties: Loose-head varieties—butter-head or Boston—will mature in 60-75 days. Loose-leaf varieties, suited for cut-and-come again harvests, mature in 40-60 days. Romaine varieties, with long… (more)
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