Cocktail kiwis that are super sweet! Originating from Siberia, hardy to -35°C and growing up to 2m in one season, this delightful, grapevine-like plant produces up to 400 miniature fuzz-free kiwis every year! Eat them fresh from the vine or cut them in half and dry in a low oven to make sticky wine gum-like sweets but without any E numbers! Harvest: September-November. 1 plant can yield up to 20kg fruit when mature. Latin Name: Actinidia arguta.
"Growing Asparagus is quite easy. I have grown asparagus from seeds and that too in a pot! It is quite a hardy plant and tolerates cold winters and dry spells as well. Just don't overwater it. This year I am planting the crowns from my potted plant in a raised bed along tomatoes and coriander as both the plants discourage each others pests."
Fresh on the UVM Food Feed blog: Cynthia Belliveau explains shares an asparagus recipe and explains why some people are "Smell Blind": The Asparagus ‘Bouquet’ Phenomenon, Or Why Your Pee Smells Funny (and Why You May Not Smell it)
Asparagus Hedge - Grows into tall delicate ferns, and you can harvest it early in the season. It multiple stalks make for a visually interesting hedge. Asparagus is perennial, but will die down to the ground each winter. Consequently, this hedge is seasonal only. May take a few years to fully establish. Pic 1 of 2.