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Marshmallow Harvest

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Did you know where marshmallow sweets originally came from? They were traditionally made from the roots of the marshmallow plant since the time of the Egyptians whom reserved them as a food for gods and royalty. In this video we’re going to harvest a 1.5 year old plant just at the end of it’s second […]

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Ullucus Harvest – Second to the Potato

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In this video we’re harvesting 3 varieties of Ullucus tubers. These are second to the potato and are an important staple food in the vast Andean region used in many traditional dishes. In our experience Ullucus are suited perfectly for a no dig garden because tubers form on the surface of the soil where the […]

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Horseradish Harvest – Perennial Medicinal Spice

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Horseradish is a hardy perennial from southeastern Europe. It’s edible spicy roots resemble the flavor of mustard or wasabi. They are best grated and eaten raw, also commonly made into a sauce. If cooked most of the pungency goes away. The roots have a number of uses in herbal medicine. The young leaves are excellent […]

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Winter Tuber Presale Update

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Tuber season is almost in full swing. We just want to give you a quick update. It’s been a late, even mild Winter this year so far. A lot of our tuber producing plants are also 2-3 weeks late finishing. We have been harvesting tubers, cuttings and bare root fruit plants from our gardens tirelessly […]

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Apios Harvest – Ancient Edible Ground Nut

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Apios is also known as ground nut and it’s one of those ancient foods our ancestors and native Americans have been eating. Back in the day when explorers traveling from east to west in north America, Apios was used as a source of forageable food along the way. It’s common name used to be travelers […]

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No Dig Pizza Garden End of Season Update

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The 2020 growing season is slowly but steadily coming to an end with the first hard frosts only around the corner. In the garden every season brings it’s bounties and winter is certainly no exception. Every year we look forward to harvesting many different tuberous vegetables. In this video i will be giving you a […]