Category: Offbeat Edibles

Asparagus Peas

Text and photos ©Nancy J. Ondra I’m always on the hunt for plants that really earn their space in the garden, so when I ran across a listing for asparagus pea (Tetragonolobus purpurea; also known as Lotus tetragonolobus), I knew I had to try…

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‘Red Noodle’ Beans

Text and photos ©Nancy J. Ondra The topic of arbors and pergolas for January’s Garden Bloggers’ Design Workshop has gotten me thinking about some of the climbers I tried on my new arches last year. I’d decided that the orchard arch ought to have…

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Couve What?

Text and photos ©Nancy J. Ondra You know how there are some plants you just can’t grow, no matter how often you try? For the longest time, I drooled over pictures of sea kale (Crambe maritima), and I desperately wanted to grow it. I…

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