Eating Japanese Knotweed, Some Must-Plant Vegetables, and Mandevilla Vine
In this Plantrama episode we talk about eating the invasive Japanese knotweed, three of C.L.’s must-plant vegetable varieties, growing Mandevilla vine and poison green potatoes.
:32 What’s For Dinner: Foraged Japanese knotweed. Find Ellen’s recipe for pickled knotweed here.
5:10 Insider Information: Three of C.L.’s must-grow vegetables: Black Beauty Eggplant, Chinese Red Noodle Beans, Bright Lights Chard
Look for Chinese Red Noodle Bean and Chard seeds at Johnny’s Seeds.
11:12 Eat/Drink/Grow: Mandevilla Vine – why you want to grow this tropical vine, which varieties to look for, and whether it is worth keeping it over the winter.
20:18 Love Letters and Questions: Mandy asks why it’s bad to eat green potatoes, and how to prevent the ones she grows from turning green again.