Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Early spring harvest

I was cleaning up the back parking area/alley.  (Canadian thistles to dig up, trash and dead vegetation etc.)
The Jerusalem artichokes I had planted last spring failed to bloom and the stalks I had left standing for winter interest (read: garden clean up laziness) now looked sad and forlorn.  So I started pulling them up, hoping new ones will grow, but feeling pessimistic about their chances.
But attached to nearly every fibrous stem were little tubers!  I shall roast them this weekend with sage and bay leaves.

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