Adele’s Edible Anecdotes: Asparagus

This vegetable can easily be grown in the cooler areas of North and West Texas. The areas can also be grown in Dallas and Houston. It is best to plant it during the early-spring to get the best results. Planting it in the mild winters and extremely long hot summers which can produce poorly. Asparagus…

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Adele’s Edible Anecdotes: Peas

This vegetable is one of the oldest cultivated crops. The wild plant is native to the Mediterranean region and ancient remains dating to the late Neolithic Period have been found in the Middle East. Most peas are ready to harvest 60 to 70 days after planting . The delicate pods begin to show immature seeds…

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Adele’s Edible Anecdotes: Corn

This vegetable was originally domesticated in Mexico by native peoples about 9,000 years ago. For this vegetable to grow it takes 2 or 3 weeks after the last frost in spring. Corn is a tender, warm-season annual that is best planted after the soil temperature reaches 60 F ( 16 C). Corn is rich in…

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Adele’s Edible Anecdotes: Carrots

This vegetable originated in modern-day Iran and Afghanistan. You might find your grandma growing it in the backyard from October-November but people plant them in the spring and summer for a continuous harvest through fall. The vegetable takes anywhere from 2 to 4 months to mature into a grown vegetable. Carrot fiber can help keep…

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