Garden Diversity

Jeff Poppen visits the Pegram Community Garden to learn about the diversity of crops in the many raised beds, and the diversity in the talents and contributions of the community members who grow here.

Plants Featured in this Clip

Allium (sativum)

Gardener Extras

  1. Chesnok Red Hardneck garlic is a purple stripe variety. Excellent flavor. Produces 6-10 cloves per bulb.
  2. Walla Walla sweet onion is an heirloom variety developed in the 1800's. Globe-shaped jumbo bulbs with light brown skin. Sweetest of all the long-day varieties.
  3. "Companion Plants and How to Use Them" by Helen Philbrick and Richard B. Gregg is a unique reference book. It offers a detailed and comprehensive A-Z of plants and how they affect each other and their surrounding environment.

Jeff Poppen

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