Saturday, June 22, 2024
Chris Judd

What will I plant?

Whether you plant thousands of acres of grain, vegetables and fruit to sell at the farmers market or a roadside stand or a backyard garden, a tiny greenhouse in your basement or a few veggies in big flower pots on your balcony, you will be making your final decisions about what to plant this spring.
Last fall, my wife looked high and low in grocery stores and farmers markets for summer savory to add to the stuffing for the Thanksgiving turkey. Her neighbour came up with a little jar of savory that could have been used to stuff several turkeys.
A garnish that is used to top a decadent dessert in some fancy restaurants is ground cherries which grows in our climate but very few grow them.

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