A quick update on the August 11, 2020 plant exchange: We have fewer helpers due to COVID — a few cases too close to home for some. Plant selection will be smaller, but I will bring more vegetable seeds to compensate and so you can all replenish your gardens. Kaiser […]
Okra, a distant cousin of hibiscus, is grown for edible seed pods and is popular in US southern and even Japanese cuisine. The variety we have is Jambalaya Okra, which produces prolifically and can be harvested quickly. Well suited to Hawaii’s climate, after its large yellow and red flower blooms […]
Yes, we are back on at the Kaiser HS farmer’s market for second Tuesdays from 4-6pm. Check out our list of available plants. As always, this is a casual exchange: bring one, take one, leave a donation or not, your choice. This month’s exchange is focusing on vegetables. There will […]
Edible fennel, belonging to the carrot and parsnip family, has the texture of celery with a faint flavor of anise. Used extensively in Italian cooking, the vegetable can be eaten raw or sauteed. Both the bulb and fronds can be used. Fennel grows easily and also produces many seeds which […]
Perfect for anyone who has the room and loves tomatoes. These are approximately 1″ long.
We’ve done a good job of staying at home for the past two weeks, and our coronavirus exposure is controlled. As a state, we should still be cautious, so this month will be a socially-limited seed giveaway so we can start our “victory gardens” and grow food for our family […]
Marungay is an excellent growing choice if you have lots of room and are very hungry. The tree grows prolifically; the bean pods and the leaves are edible and highly nutritious. Seriously though, the plant is really a true miracle. Popular in India, the Philippines and Indonesia, it has been […]
Mad Hatter is a member of the Capsicum baccatum pepper species from South America commonly used in Bolivian and Peruvian cuisine. It is sweet and mild along with being attractive and novel in its shape. We received a few seedlings in December 2019. They will likely be available in February […]
Grown from Renee’s Garden seed. Their description reads: Heirloom cherry tomato with a rich mahogany-purple color and sweetly complex flavor. The round, 1-inch fruits grow in abundant heavy clusters on vigorous, fast growing indeterminate plants.
Malabar spinach is a hardy vine with edible leaves that taste like spinach when cooked. The leaves are high in protein, Vitamin A & C, iron and calcium and low in calories by volume. The plant comes in both red-stemmed and white-stemmed varieties. It will self-seed and needs full sun […]