As Heard on The Daily Gardener Podcast:
American Grown by Michelle Obama
This book came out in 2012, and the subtitle is The Story of the White House Kitchen Garden and Gardens Across America.
In this book, we are reminded of the wonderful kitchen garden that Michelle Obama planted on the White House’s South Lawn in April of 2009.
This book takes us inside the White House Kitchen Garden - from planning and planting to the final harvest.
You’ll learn about Michelle’s worries and joys as a new gardener.
Best of all, you’ll get a behind-the-scenes look at the garden along with the recipes created by White House chefs.
Finally, if you have an interest in putting together a school or community garden, there are plenty of tips. There are many inspiring stories of gardens from across the country, including the Houston office workers who make the sidewalk bloom; a New York City School that created a scented garden for the visually impaired; a North Carolina garden that devotes its entire harvest to those in need; and other stories of communities that are transforming the lives and health of their citizens.
This book is 272 pages of gardening that stretches from the recent gardening history of the White House to the great gardening going on in communities across America.
You can get a copy of American Grown by Michelle Obama and support the show using the Amazon Link in today's Show Notes for around $3
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