Friday, September 21, 2018

Agrifuture Friday: Sage II


"SAGE
Salvia officinalis 'Purple'

"Grows wild in the high deserts of the
Southwestern U.S.
"Currently promoted in some Southern
California nurseries as a nice drought
resistant plant."

Tomorrowland, April 10, 1999

Friday, September 14, 2018

Agrifuture Friday: Persimmon


"PERSIMMON
"Diospyros kaki 'Fuyo'

"Native to China.
This fruit is mainly eaten fresh, however, it can
be frozen, canned or dried, and is sometimes
used in Asian cooking.
Persimmons are high in vitamin A and an
excellent energy food."

Tomorrowland, April 10, 1999

Friday, September 7, 2018

Agrifuture Friday: Date Palm


"DATE PALM
Phoenix dactylifera

"Native to West Asia and North Africa.
"The wood and leaves make good use as timber,
rope, baskets, furniture, and fabric.
The Date Palm also plays an important role in
Judaism, Christian and Islamic religious ceremonies."

Tomorrowland, April 8, 1999

Friday, August 31, 2018

Agrifuture Friday: Spinach


"SPINACH
Spinacia oleracea

"Two thousand years ago Spinach grew in
the gardens of ancient Persia.
Good eaten raw or cooked.
Abundance of vitamins and minerals."

Tomorrowland, April 8, 1999

Friday, August 24, 2018

Agrifuture Friday: Strawberry Guava


"STRAWBERRY GUAVA
Psidium cattleianum

"Native to Brazil.
Small, purple fruit enjoyed by Peruvians as
early as 800 BC.
Recommended uses for this fruit are Guava
jelly, a pasty "Guava cheese", and the West
Indian stew "cascus guayaba"."

Tomorrowland, April 8, 1999

Friday, August 17, 2018

Agrifuture Friday: Sage I


"SAGE
Salvia officinalis 'Mexican'

"Native to Mexico.
Emits a strong sage-like fragrance when
crushed.
Grows a little taller than other varieties."

Tomorrowland, April 8, 1999

Friday, August 10, 2018

Agrifuture Friday: Elephant Garlic


"ELEPHANT GARLIC
Allium sativum

"Native to parts of Southern Europe.
Have only a mild garlic taste.
Dice cloves and add them to a salad or vegetable dish."

Tomorrowland, April 8, 1999