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Plant Identification


Broccoli

Originally we thought this plant was kohlrabi. Imagine our surprise when we found broccoli instead!


Bush Beans

The bush variety is much easier to grow in our hydroponic greenhouse as it won't take over like its climbing relatives.


Cantaloupe

A sweet delight, catelopes will grow in our hoop house this summer.


Cilantro

An herb, cilantro is best known for it's fresh taste in salsa. It will pair great with all the tomatoes we grow!


Cucumber

Summer's quenching treat, cucumbers are refreshing right off the stem or pickled. (Ladies-you can even enjoy them on your eyelids!)


Kale

This tough leafy green is terrific when sauted down just like spinach. The new fad is to bake it in the oven and enjoy kale chips. Much healthier than the potato chip!


Kohlrabi

We weren't quite sure what this was either! Kohlrabi produces a baseball-sized bulb which must be skinned of its hard exterior. The inside tastes sweeter than broccoli, but has the texture of an apple.


Okra

Fried or fresh, okra is a southern favorite. It can be enjoyed all summer long.


Peppers

From large to small, we're growing red bell, mini sweet and even hot jalepenos.


Red Chard

Known for its pinkish-red stems, this plant is a beauty in the greenhouse.


Romaine Lettuce

A staple of all kinds of salads, the romaine we grow is tender and flavorful. You'll be eating your required servings of veggies in no time!


Sorrel

This unfamiliar herb has a brilliant lemon favor. It's great mixed in with salads, added to sub sandwiches and cocoked with fish or chicken.


Spinach

Don't be fooled by it's size! These leaves as big as a hand are hardy and tender.


Tomatoes

We grow many varieties including cherry and heirloom varieties.


Yellow Squash

A southern favorite, you can enjoy squash in casseroles or freshley steamed. These low and large flowering plants are dependent on insects to pollinate and produce "fruit."


Watermelon

Red and delicious, watch out as these viney plants can start to take over!


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