Jun 6, 2011 9:43 AM
A leftover piece of ginger, a wrinkled potato, those would-be trash scraps have hidden possibilities, and Don't Throw It, Grow It!: 68 Windowsill Plants From Kitchen Scraps ($9) teach how to use them. Tons of kitchen staples can be turned into vibrant houseplants with a little love and tenderness. Great for the impatient among us, some transformations happen overnight! Beautiful illustrations and a step by step guide make this a great tool for the novice and master gardener alike.