Saturday, January 21, 2012
Artichokes in your Garden
Imagine steaming a fresh artichoke that your grew from Heirloom Seed. The Green Globe Artichoke Seeds at http://sustainableseedco.com/home.php produce tender, succulent Artichokes from seed in approximately 85 days. If you are feeling hungry for that unique spring flavor present in Artichokes you might consider growing some. To go directly to the photo on Heirloom Green Globe Artichoke seeds, click here: http://sustainableseedco.com/Green-Globe-Artichoke-Seeds.html
Artichokes are a true superfood because, like Milk Thistle, Artichokes are also a thistle and thus have liver protecting and liver regenerating effects. Artichokes are also a wonderful digestive tonic, and mostly, even though low in calories, Garden Grown Artichokes taste sensational!
If you wish to dip the leaves in melted butter, consider adding some fresh herbs like rosemary or thyme to the butter. Another option is to dip the leaves in Omega 3 rich Hemp Oil or Heart Healthy Olive Oil.
The Green Globe Artichoke at is a perennial in zones 7 - 10 and is planted as an annual elsewhere. To find your zone: //http://sustainableseedco.com/xcms_entry.php?xcmsentryid=24