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Back to the Roots Grow-Your-Own Mushroom Garden
A creative twist on the window box herb garden, this DIY kit includes everything you need to grow 1½ pounds of oyster mushrooms.
Just spray the seeds twice a day and in less than two weeks you can enjoy the fruits (or fungi) of your labor.
To buy: $20, backtotheroots.com.
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