Michelle Obama's Top 10 Fun Facts About Gardening
In case you missed the First Lady doing the "Top 10 List" on the David Letterman show, here are her Top 10 Fun Facts About Gardening:
10: Gardening was invented in 1822 by Albert Gardener.
9: Plant avocado, tomato, onions and cilantro together -- grow a guacamole tree.
8: Eggplants were originally cultivated for use as doorstops.
7: In his lifetime, the average American will eat half a radish.
6: The largest zucchini ever grown contained a Starbucks.
5: Later this year, the Supreme Court will finally rule on "tomato" vs. "tomahto."
4: If you have an actual green thumb, it might be scurvy.
3: Lettuce is 96 percent water and 4 percent lettuce.
2: The White House tool shed contains shovels, trowels and Weed Whacker One.
1: With enough care and effort, you can grow your own Barack-oli.
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