Friday, November 9, 2018

Agrifuture Friday: Apple

Malus domestica 'Gordon'

"The apple originated from Central Russia,
however, this variety was adapted for
Southern California.

"An apple a day helps strengthen the blood
and saliva, as well as reduce skin diseases,
arthritis, lung problems, tension, headaches,
poor complexion, and even insomnia."

Tomorrowland, April 10, 1999

Friday, November 2, 2018

Agrifuture Friday: Flat Parsley

Petroselinum crispum

"Native to Europe and Western Asia.
Full flavored, broad-leaf parsley, excellent
for seasoning & cooking.
Best parsley for drying."

Tomorrowland, April 10, 1999

Friday, October 26, 2018

Agrifuture Friday: Lemon

Citrus limon 'Eureka Lemon'

"Citrus originates from subtropical Asia.

"This variety has been adapted to suit the
Southern California climate.

"It is an invaluable culinary resource that is
good in anything from sauces to desserts."

Tomorrowland, April 10, 1999

Friday, October 19, 2018

Agrifuture Friday: Ornamental Kale III

Brassica oleracea 'Osaka'

"Native to Western Europe.
Late fall & early winter plant.
Vigorous & uniform.
Comes in red, white or pink foliage."

Tomorrowland, April 10, 1999

Friday, October 12, 2018

Agrifuture Friday: Pepper

Capsicum annnnum 'Golden Bell'

"Smooth, thick walls.
Starts out green and turns a rich, golden
yellow at maturity."

Tomorrowland, April 10, 1999

Friday, October 5, 2018

Agrifuture Friday: Borage

Borago officinalis

"Native to parts of  Europe & Asia.
Young leaves are extremely tasty.
Edible blue flowers make a cooling addition
to summer drinks, desserts, and salads."

Tomorrowland, April 10, 1999

Friday, September 28, 2018

Agrifuture Friday: Fennel

"Foeniculum vulgare

"Native to Asia.
Used in salad, cole slaw or different
Leaves, stems & roots are all used in cooking.
Seeds are used as a digestive aid."

Tomorrowland, April 10, 1999