Wednesday, January 14, 2009

The other edible parts of plants.

Did you know that the leaves of most cabbage family plants are also edible? Make those broccoli plants do double duty and use the buds and the leaves.

The leaves of beans and peas are also edible.

I would imagine that you would want to use the tender new growth at the tips instead of older leaves.

For more about the other edible parts of plants, here's a more complete list.


Sunday, January 11, 2009

How much food can you grow at home?

Here's a video of what one woman did to answer the question, "How Much Food Can I Grow Around My House?"