"This guide to plants and how to grow them is a thing of beauty" ― i News"An exceptionally good-looking volume" ― The BooksellerGrow BEAUTY. Grow COMPANIONSHIP. Grow FLAVOUR. Grow PLANTS!Discover 15 plants and fungi with heroic powers, then learn how to grow them. Meet their surprising relatives (the tasty tomato is a cousin of deadly nightshade!) and unearth their interesting histories (lettuce was the first vegetable to be grown in space!). Then follow step-by-step instructions to grow and care for each one, whether you have a big backyard garden or a sunny windowsill.Written by horticulturalist Riz Reyes and fully illustrated by Sara Boccaccini Meadows, this is the perfect introduction to growing plants for families everywhere.