Vegetable Lore

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Every vegetable has a story to tell.  Put your ear to the ground, and come along for a horticultural, pharmaceutical, gastronomic and historical tour of the characters in your veggie bed… 

Spring onion

Allium ascalonicum Family: Alliaceae Spring onions have been used in China and Japan for centuries. They have a white stalk […]

Tomatoes

Solanum lycopersicumFamily: Solanaceae Ah the red in red-blooded, the wonderful ubiquitous tomato. How on earth did the Italians identify as […]
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