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How to Grow Jerusalem Artichokes

How to Grow Jerusalem Artichoke

Posted: March 18, 2015

About Jerusalem Artichokes Also known as a “Sunchoke”, the Helianthus Tuberosos L., is a relative of the sunflower which develops tubers underground that when eaten fresh taste like water chestnuts. Tubers can be cooked similar to potatoes or used in … Continue reading

Horseradish Rhizome Ready for Planting

How to Grow Horseradish


About Horseradish Armoracia rusticana is a cold hardy perennial member of the Brassica family. Native to Southeastern Europe and Western Asia, it can grow up to 3′ tall and is cultivated for its flavorful root. Horseradish root can be grated … Continue reading

Homemade Garden Potato Soup Recipe

Recipe: Baked Potato Soup

Posted: March 17, 2015

It’s St. Patrick’s Day; and around here at Sow True Seed that means one thing…it’s POTATO PLANTING SEASON!!!! In case you missed the memo, potatoes are awesome!  They can be baked, fried, roasted, mashed, or even eaten raw.  Potatoes are … Continue reading

Organic and Traditional Seed Potatoes Asheville NC

Potato Day, 14 March 2015

Posted: March 12, 2015

Sow True Seed will be hosting a FREE Potato Day on the 14th Feb 2015. Come and learn about potatoes, how to grow them, look after them, recognize pests and diseases and storing potatoes. We’ll have two classes on Growing … Continue reading

Spring Plant Starts Grown by Local Schools

Local Schools Growing Spring Plant Starts

Posted: March 4, 2015

Evergreen Community Charter School and Hall Fletcher Elementary have been using some of their indoor growing space to educate gardeners of the future AND make some money to support their school garden programs. Sow True Seed has contracted these willing … Continue reading

Sauteed Potatoes

Garden Breakfast Salad Recipe

Posted: February 25, 2015

  What?!  Did you say breakfast salad? Yes. I indeed said breakfast salad. And it is awesome. I’m not usually big on salads in the winter. I’d rather have soup. If you’ve read my recent vegetable soup blog, you would … Continue reading

Ingredients for homegrown strawberry and rhubarb crisp

Rhubarb Strawberry Crisp Recipe

Posted: February 9, 2015

Rhubarb is a hardy perennial vegetable that has a signature tartness that is hard to forget. Even though, botanically speaking, it is a vegetable, most of the time it is paired with fruits in desserts. Conveniently, it matures at the … Continue reading

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