‘Second cropping’ potatoes are seed potatoes that have been stored at low temperatures to keep them dormant so that can be started into growth in summer rather than spring.
Caraway (also known as Persian cumin) has some interesting mythology around it. It was thought that it prevented theft, and that attempting to steal objects containing caraway seeds would lead to the thief being trapped in the house.
It seems a little early to be thinking about Christmas, but if you’re thinking of decorating for Christmas with plants then it’s the perfect time for planning.
The humble radish plays an important role in the Christmas festivities in Oaxaca, Mexico.
I have been out in the garden a bit more over the last week.
Seeds from the famous apple tree that inspired Sir Isaac Newton’s theory of gravity were sent into space on the Orbital 4 supply rocket.