By far the most fascinating plants growing in the garden, my kaleidoscopic assortment of long beans (Vigna unguiculata) purchased from Baker Creek Heirloom Seed Company just happens to be the most productive of them all this year. Proudly standing at over
Several weeks ago, I shared with you the carrots I had the joy of harvesting this past season. They are now long gone except for the last bottle of pickles gracing my pantry with its presence. Growing up I remember the
Eggplant. Melongene. Baigan. Aubergine. Brinjal. Guinea Squash. Call it what you will but what you're about to experience here and now is the insanely pleasurable and diverse use of this world famous fruit. This was yet another staple in our
The Fruit Named Eggplant.
If you've studied botany, you already know that a fruit is classified as the part of a plant that develops from a flower and houses seeds that are capable of replicating the the mother plant. For example
This summer I grew five bitter melon (Momordica charantia) vines, also known as Carille, and was rewarded with the sweet harvest pictured above not more than a month ago. Like just about everything else in the garden, it was started