Vegetable Gardening

One potato, two Potato…

One potato, two Potato…

By Judith Wright Tucked into a tiny space between a penthouse wall and a roof edge spreads a mountainscape of container plants. Every inch of every surface is crowded with climbing, flowering, escaping gardenage—and it’s all about food. Potatoes, tomatoes, borage,...

Sunchokes 101

Sunchokes 101

My introduction to sunchokes (Helianthus tuberosus) was as an exotic item on fancy menus, where they were called Jerusalem artichokes. I remained in the dark about the true provenance of this wonderful North American plant for many years. Then, several years ago, I...

Harrowsmith Jr.  – Emma’s Tomato Patch

Harrowsmith Jr. – Emma’s Tomato Patch

I first grew Reisetomate in the summer of 2017, and it quickly became one of my favourites. Why was it one of my favourites? Because it surprised me. I didn’t expect this tomato to look the way it did. It’s always great to find an unfamiliar wonder in your garden, and...

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