New Vegetable results....


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Well, this year I tried Romanesco Broccoli, got nothing, Strawberry Spinach, kind of so-so leaves and very bland berries, Sweet Potatoes, not bad for this area, and Huckleberries, awful raw, but excellent as jam or pie filling. The only thing I will do again is the Huckleberries and maybe the Sweet Potatoes (I got so much winter squash that I really don't need them). Next year's garden will be much smaller as I'm running out of things to try!
I ended up with plenty of the standard garden vegetables, so I'm not disappointed at all this year. If anyone has a suggestion to try, I'm all ears!
 
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Try some Thai vegs..
 
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Have you tried Kai Lan - very crunchy broccoli?

Chinese Angled Gourd



pied de seno melon - delicious

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I like green Pak choi much more than the white ones and I love the Chinese Cabbage! I couldn't harvest any last year as the latter bolted! Very disappointing!
 
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I grew Bak Choy last year, it bolted almost immediately. I may try it again as it produced tons of seeds that sprout inside with no problem.
 
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I wish I hadn't stumbled on this thread. Now I'm browsing through all these sites with Asian vegetables! So much to try, so little space!
 
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One other thing, go to a farmers market. Buy some vegetables, if they taste great save the seeds and give them a go. If it is not a seed type, chat up the farmer most will tell you what kind of carrot, broccoli, so on it is.
If you catch it in the spring some even bring plants.
 

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