Growing Tasty Tropical Plants in Any Home, Anywhere   -     By: Laurelynn Martin
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Growing Tasty Tropical Plants in Any Home, Anywhere

Storey Publishing / 2010 / Paperback

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A cup of coffee brewed from beans grown in the kitchen. Juice from an orange harvested from the living room. A salad with olives plucked from the tree in the dining room. Think it's impossible? In this practical guide, learning how to grow 47 varieties, including papaya, passion fruit, grapefruit and guava! For each plant, you'll learn everything you need to know: plant selection, planting, pruning, maintenance, and harvesting. Enjoy the challenge and sweet reward of growing your own tropical fruit! 160 pages, 9.5" x 9.5".

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 160
Vendor: Storey Publishing
Publication Date: 2010
Dimensions: 9.5 X 9.5 (inches)
ISBN-13: 9781603425773
Availability: In Stock

Publisher's Description

Imagine a cup of coffee brewed from beans grown right in your own kitchen. Or juice from an orange harvested from the living room. A salad sprinkled with olives plucked from a tree in the dining room. It's now possible in any climate, with Growing Tasty Tropical Plants in Any Home, Anywhere. This book covers 47 varieties of fruiting plants -- from chocolate to cherries, papaya to passion fruit, grapefruit to guava -- providing everything a gardener needs to know, including information on selecting plants, planting, pruning, maintenance, and harvesting. It's easy! Anyone, anywhere can enjoy the satisfaction of growing tropical fruit at home.

Author Bio

Byron E. Martin is president and co-owner of Logee’s Tropical Plants, a business that has been in his family since 1892. He is co-author of Logee's Greenhouses Spectacular Container Plants and is a nationally recognized expert in growing tropical container plants.

Laurelynn G. Martin is vice-president and co-owner of Logee’s Tropical Plants.  She is co-author of Logee’s Spectacular Container Plants, which won the Independent Publisher’s Book Award in 2005, and she received the MGA Green Thumb Award for Plant Photography and Copy in both 2005 and 2008.

Editorial Reviews

"A must-have resource for anyone interested in growing edible tropical plants. This is straightforward, easy-to-use book provides all the information needed for the home gardener to be successful growing a tantalizing array of tasty exotics."

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