Does anyone eat Celosia/Cockscomb?
I just came across the fact that Celosia argentea, Cockscomb, is not only edible, but is an important food in Africa. I just thought it was a cool flower. But apparently it is good to eat, very nutritious, and has some medicinal properties as well--looks like it will be in my garden next year!
Pistachios, I love em!
Besides walnuts, pistachios are my next favourite. So yummy and they look so good on baked biscuits, cakes, chocolate etc. Unfortunately I do not have the right climate to grow them and to buy organically is almost impossible. They are very expensive at the supermarket or whole foods store. I thought I’d post this link for…
Difficulty grass in my garden
I’m gardening in a thin layer of compost over clay. I ran out of cardboard and just put wood chips down in the pathways. When grass grows in the compost I can pull it, no big deal, but when it grows in the clay right through the wood chips, it’s impossible to pull out by hand! Any recommendations?
Three of my sesame seeds sprouted and it looks like I have pods forming. This is exciting. Has anyone ever grown sesame before? When do you know they are ready to harvest?