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Queer Vegetables

Post by divingbrit » Thu Dec 15, 2016 8:47 am

As we want to teach young people about gardening, maybe we could spare a small area to grow some unusual, (if not frankly) weird varieties, Ocra (ladies fingers) ect

Ocra
Globe Artichokes (+Jerusalem?)
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Re: Queer Vegetables

Post by divingbrit » Thu Dec 29, 2016 8:38 am

Cucamelons

(have seeds)

Doll’s house-sized ‘watermelons’ that taste of pure cucumber with a tinge of lime
They don’t need the cover of a greenhouse, fancy pruning or training techniques and suffer from very few pests. Sow the seed from April to May indoors and plant out when all risk of frost is over. Give them a support the scramble over, keep well watered and that’s pretty much all you will need to do!
Harvest them when they are the size of a grape, but still nice and firm.
They make pretty, high-yielding vines that can be planted really close together to get the most out of a small space – as little as 15cm between plants around a trellis.

You know you can lift ’em and store ’em in cool place over winter, just like you would a Dahlia, to plant out the next spring and get earlier crops.
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Re: Queer Vegetables

Post by divingbrit » Thu Nov 09, 2017 1:38 pm

Not being grown this year

Not very tasty
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