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The $64 Tomato

Author: Alexander, William

Publisher: Algonquin Books

Format:Softcover
List Price:$13.95
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Stock:28

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The $64 Tomato : Who knew that Bill Alexander's simple dream of having a vegetable garden and small orchard would lead him into life-and-death battles with webworms, weeds, and a groundhog named Superchuck? Over the course of his hilarious adventures, Alexander puzzles over why a six-thousand-volt wire doesn't deter deer but nearly kills his tree surgeon; encounters a gardener who bears an eerie resemblance to Christopher Walken; and stumbles across the aphrodisiac effects of pollen when he plays bumble bee to his apple blossoms. When he decides (just for fun) to calculate how much it cost to grow one of his beloved Brandywine tomatoes, he comes up with a staggering $64. But as any gardener knows, you can't put a price tag on the rewards of homegrown produce, or on the lessons learned along the way.


Category   Subject
Biography & Autobiography   Naturalists & Gardeners

ISBN 13:9781565125575
ISBN 10:1565125576
Format:Softcover
Language:English
Pages:288
Size:8.50" l x 5.50" w x 1.00" h
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