Michelle Obama's Top 10 'Fun Facts' About Gardening
Michelle Obama appeared via video Tuesday on “The David Letterman Show” to promote her new book – and provide some amusing gardening tips via the legendary Top 10. Her #1 was particularly veggie-tastic.
No. 10: Gardening was invented in 1822 by Albert Gardener.
No. 9: Plant avocadoes, tomatoes, onions and cilantro together and grow a guacamole tree.
No. 8: Eggplants were originally cultivated for use as doorstops.
No. 7: In his lifetime, the average American will eat half a radish.
No. 6: The largest zucchini ever grown contained a Starbucks.
No. 5: Later this year the Supreme Court will finally rule on “tomato” vs. “tomahto.”
No. 4: If you have an actual green thumb, it might be scurvy.
No. 3: Lettuce is 96 percent water and 4 percent lettuce.
No. 2: The White House tool shed contains shovels, trowels and Weed Whacker One.
No. 1: “With enough care and effort you can grow your own Barack-oli.”
Check out video of her appearance below.