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Growing Unusual Fruits and Vegetables from the Grocery Store

By Bubbles
December 15, 2011

Have you ever wandered through a grocery produce section and wondered how some of the more exotic fruits and vegetables are grown and how they should be prepared? I recently roamed the aisles of a local grocery that caters to our city's growing international transplants. I had never seen so many root vegetables that were unknown to me. My husband wasn't along and therefore could not be embarrassed by his wife, so I asked permission to photograph some of the produce with my phone. The produce manager smiled and said, "People do it all the time."

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Name: Donna King
Selmer, TN (Southern West TN) (Zone 7b)
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Dec 20, 2014 7:23 PM CST
The ginger has a pretty bloom ok, doesent it?
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Name: Sandi
Austin, Tx (Zone 8b)
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Dec 20, 2014 8:44 PM CST
They do, Donna, but they don't all bloom. They are more"hit and miss" on the blooming.

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