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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7. Give plants some sunshine.
Once the plants are in, place your container in a sunny spot. Be sure to soak it well from time to time — to do this, pour in water right up to the rim, filling the space you left above the soil.
8. Check tomato and pepper plants.
If the tomato and pepper plants begin to flop, push a plant stake into the soil near the stem and tie them together loosely. To do this, use string in a figure-eight loop so the stem doesn't rub against the stake.
9. Make the perfect pizza.
Ask an adult to help you make a pizza base — or buy one. Spread tomato sauce over the top and add some grated cheese. Now chop up and add all your fresh ingredients and bake in a hot oven. Enjoy!
Excerpted from Ready, Set, Grow! by DK Books
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