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Monday, May 03, 2010

Garden theme: plant a rainbow garden
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A vegetable garden can be just as colorful and pretty as one filled with flowers. This is a great idea for gardening with children, especially younger kids who are learning their colors.

  • Red: tomato, sweet pepper, strawberry
  • Orange: cauliflower (an orange variety....

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Tagged: color kids rainbow theme in What To Grow



Friday, March 19, 2010

Seeing red is a good thing
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As vegetables grow, ripen and prepare for picking, gardeners begin to pay close attention to color. Not only will particular colors tell you when it’s time to harvest, they’re also a great indicator for nutrition as well! Vegetable color is often the result of the presence of vitamins and other antioxidants in the plant, giving the fruit a specific color....

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Tagged: antioxidant color harvest peppers rainbow tomatoes vitamin C watermelon in Eating Well What To Grow



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