Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Cardooning Around

Rainy day.
Seed starting cardoons in 4" pots, indoors.
 An Italian vegetable akin to the thistle-ish artichoke,
these hearty perennials turn out flavor prized by great cooks.
 The flowers aren't too shabby either.

 Their stems can be prepared in a myriad of ways.
(Google 'em, so many recipes, so little time)

Hungry for more?
Read all about how to cultivate cardoons on my mentor/neighbor Sara's blog:
via Love Apple Farm, www.growbetterveggies.com

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