Artichoke "Purple Globe" grown by Nina

Photo: Nina Pope 30.05.10

Photo: Nina Pope 19.05.12

Photo: Lydia Thornley 12.02.10

Artichoke "Purple Globe" grown by Nina

Artichoke "Purple Globe" (Cynara scolymus)

Vegetable - Edible?: Edible

These were grown from seeds from the organic garden catalogue - "Thistle like plants, 90-150cm tall, grown for their edible flower buds. A very attractive variation to the traditional green variety, with excellent flavour."

In Saturday 18th July 2009

  • Sown Indoors by Nina, Tue 24th Mar '09
  • Planted Out by Nina, Sat 18th Jul '09
  • First Harvested by Nina & Tim, Sat 8th May '10
  • Harvested by Nina, Sun 30th May '10
  • Harvested by Louise & Gordon & Gordon's Mum!, Sun 30th May '10
  • Harvested by Nina & Alison for group, Sat 5th Jun '10
  • Harvested by Nina, Sat 12th Jun '10
    For the first day of the new honesty stall
  • Harvested by Nina for Group, Sat 3rd Jul '10
  • Harvested by Nina, Sat 10th Jul '10
    Cooked and eaten on the spot by the group for lunch!
  • Harvested by Lydia, Sat 17th Jul '10
  • Harvested by Nina, Wed 21st Jul '10
  • Harvested by Darek, Thu 22nd Jul '10
  • Divided by Nina, Sat 5th Mar '11
    Moved some to my allotment - 2 are thriving
  • Harvested by Group, Sat 7th May '11
  • Harvested by Nina, Sat 25th Jun '11
  • Harvested by Jason, Sat 23rd Jul '11
    For the SHED Space project display in the theatre royal Stratford
  • Harvested by Group, Sat 8th Oct '11
  • Harvested by Charlie, Sat 30th Jun '12
  • Harvested by Nina & Lydia, Sat 7th Jul '12
  • Harvested by Group, Tue 31st Jul '12
Raised Beds Garden Plan A: Herbs (9) B: Eryngium, Allium & Aquilegia (8) C: Salads (10) D: Potatoes (8) E: Garlic & Onions (7) F: Tomatoes & Basil (7) G: Brassicas (6) H: Leeks (11) I: Wild Flowers (1) J: Parsnips, Salsify & Scorzonera (4) K: Mecanopsis & Perennials (9) L: Rhubarb & Strawberries (5) M: Sweet Corn, Squash & Courgettes (9) N: Herbs (6) O: Eryngium, Allium & Aquilegia (7) P: Salads (13) Q: Potatoes (5) R: Garlic & Onions (8) S: Tomatoes & Basil (9) T: Brassicas (5) U: Leeks (6) V: Wild Flowers (1) W: Comfrey (1) X: Sweet Potatoes (10) Y: Carrots & Parsnips (8) Z: Sweet Corn, Squash & Courgettes (8) 1: Mint (1) 2: Cut Flowers (8) 3: Globe Artichokes & Perennial Flowers (4) 4: Hysop (1) 5: Chilli Peppers & Basil (4) 6: Beans & Sweet Peas (10) 7: Chilli Peppers & Basil (1) 8: Beans & Sweet Peas (10) Wall: Fruit Wall (23)
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