A mysterious disease that caused two years of deformed celery crops throughout Michigan is now attributed to a fungus, and growing precautions should be taken.
Photo by Rick Gush Loquats are often sweeter when picked fresh from a feral tree. One day when I was 12, I discovered a fruiting loquat tree on my walk home from school. I ate a lot of loquats that year, and Iâ€™ve since enjoyed hunting for free loquats. Loquat, Eriobotyra japonica, is certainly one […]
Photo by Rick Gush It’s time for squash flowers again! Squash flowers have already started appearing in vegetable markets here in Italy, which means itâ€™s just about squash flower season in our garden. A few of the squash flower suppliers are northern growers who grow very early squash in greenhouses, but most are growers from […]
Photo by Rick Gush White asparagus is mostly grown in Germany, but I can find it here in Italy just fine. One of the things I love about the Internet is that it is full of lies, but it is also a great place to do research. So good, that Iâ€™ve gotten rid of all […]