Re: [gardeners] Artichokes (
Sat, 17 Jan 1998 18:18:16 +0000

Margaret wrote:
> Well, and why not?  It's always fun to try new things.  Even here in
> alkaline soil Idaho I grew artichokes last year.  Yep, I did.  My plant
> produced two artichokes, one of them one inch across by one inch high, and
> the other one smaller.  I'm strongly suspicious they wanted more fertilizer
> than I gave them.  What do you think?  I saw one at Albertsons yesterday
> that was dinner plate sized.  As tight-fisted as I am, I was and am sorely
> tempted to pay $3 for one that size.

Good things come in small packages!