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Adzuki Beans

Adzuki Beans Beans are a wonderful thing to grow in the garden.  Yes and pole beans were one of the ‘three sisters’ that the native american Indians used to always grow together.  Corn, Beans and  winter squash.  While pole beans are great to grow , and I grow them, dry beans are wonderful in the …

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Golden Beets

Golden Beets Golden beets are my favorite but they’re pretty similar to red beets.    They aren’t quite as common as the red beets in the market and can be a little harder to find.   Sometimes  they are called orange beets for they look very similar in color to carrots.  But they have more …

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Parsley Root

Parsley Root Parsley root is a very healthy vegetable to add to one’s diet.  I started having them about a year or two ago, and now I grow the in my garden annually.  They look similar to parsnips and the leaves are very similar to parsley.   Often it can be mistaken for a parsnip, …

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Mizuna

    Mizuna is an asian green that is easy to grow and is extremely healthy.  There are many kinds of it and the one I grow mostly is Kyoto Mizuna, and I’ve also grown purple mizuna, but there  exists Tokyo Early Mizuna,  Mibuna Mizuna, Komatsuna Mizunna, Waldo Mizuna, and several more.  They  can even …

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Peas

  Peas are great for growing in a garden and usually pretty easy to grow.    When I was a kid my dad grew mostly ones we’d shell.  Those are certainly very good and I still grow them.   Then we started growing snow peas.    Those I use the most in the summer… they are …

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Parsley

Parsley   Parsley is one of the few herbs or veggies that I find can grow in my house or my yard for 12 months of the year .   with the low amount of sun in November , December and January I usually leave extra light in my plant room for some extra hours at …

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Chinese Mountain Yam

Chinese Mountain Yam     The Chinese Mountain Yam is a very healthy food that is great to grow in one’s garden.   Sweet potatoes and yams are  both very healthy, and often thought of as identical, but not really much the same at all.   Chinese mountain yams grow  in areas with a good amount of …

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Burdock

Burdock is a wonderful wild plant, sometimes referred to as an herb, that is worth getting to know.  I planted some in my garden  this last year and got great results. All parts of  the plant  have wonderful health benefits.  The long root is known in Japan as Gobo.    It has a unique way …

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