How to Grow Plants to Make a Pizza
Growing a pizza takes a bit longer than ordering in, but the results are much yummier and much healthier. Learn how to grow all of the plants you will need to make a homemade pizza with this step-by-step guide.
- Excerpted from Ready, Set, Grow! by DK BooksDorling Kindersley
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4. Tend to plant's roots.
If they are packed tightly together (because they've been in a small pot for too long), try to tease them apart with your fingertips. Do this very gently — tiny roots are delicate! To do so, hold the root ball and not the leaves or stem.
5. Place the plant in the hole.
The crown of the plant (the base of the stem) should be level with the soil surface. Fill in the soil around the roots and press it down firmly, then water.
6. Arrange the plants in sections.
Include tomato, basil, dwarf pepper, thyme, salad onion and oregano plants. For the best effect when the plants are grown, alternate herbs with vegetables.
Excerpted from Ready, Set, Grow! by DK Books
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