Now is in its sixth printing "Sprout Garden" presents a comprehensive guide to the art and science of home sprouting. From aduki beans to wheat kernels, it explains the best methods and optimal conditions for growing and preparing the many varieties of fresh sprouts, and offers essential advice so that even beginners can succeed. With a generous helping of puns and subtle humor, this book entertains as it explains how to cultivate wholesome fresh food at home, the latest health research about broccoli sprouts and alfalfa, and mail order sources for sprouting equipment and seeds. Mark offers a collection of radicle (the part of a plant embryo that develops into the primary root) vegetarian recipes intended to tantalize the gourmet's palate not just with salads but also with entire dinners and delicious desserts. "Sprout Garden" provides an indispensable resource for every whole foods vegetarian kitchen.