Veggie Spotlight: Tree Tomato

Veggie Spotlight: Tree Tomato

This week the veggie spotlight is on the tree tomato. The tree tomato, or tamarrilo, is a subtropical small tree or shrub native to the Peruvian Andes that produces an egg-shaped edible fruit that is sweet and tangy. Like the common tomatoes in your spaghetti sauce,...
Veggie Spotlight: Tree Tomato

Veggie Spotlight: Senna Singueana

Contributed by the Garden Team. This week’s veggie spotlight centres on Senna Singueana. Senna Singueana is a leguminous shrub or small tree native to Africa.  Every year its pods fill with beans that are similar sized to lentils that are eaten in Malawi and Tanzania....
Veggie Spotlight: Tree Tomato

Veggie Spotlight: Buckwheat

This week the spotlight is on Buckwheat.  Modern buckwheat was first domesticated and cultivated around 6000BCE in Southeast Asia.  Today it is grown all over the world. In the garden we have been saving lots of buckwheat seeds to expand our seed inventory because it...