Before You Plant Sunchokes, You Need to Read This Post
Sunchokes, also know as Jerusalem artichokes, are promoted for their health benefits, but you need to plan ahead before adding them to your garden.
Growing Jerusalem Artichokes (Sunchokes)
There are so many good things about Jerusalem artichokes, also known as sunchokes in the US, that in some ways it's surprising they're not grown more. They're tasty, available all winter, exceptionally easy to grow, completely undemanding, very low-maintenance and ideal for beginners. They are also low in calories. There's just one drawback, which I'll come to later.
Why You Need To Grow Sunchokes (Jerusalem Artichokes) * The Homesteading Hippy
Sunchokes, AKA Jerusalem artichokes are the perfect homesteader and survival food! Learn more about them here! The Homesteading Hippy
How to Grow Sunchokes (Jerusalem Artichoke)
Sunchokes are an amazing survival food, and they're one of those crops you just can't kill. That means once you establish a sunchoke patch, it'll be there forever, which can be a mixed blessing. You'll always
What Can I Do With Artichokes?
“According to an Aegean legend and praised in song by the poet Quintus Horatius Flaccus, the first artichoke was a lovely young girl who lived on the island of Zinari. The god, Zeus was visit…
Growing and Harvesting Jerusalem Artichokes
Native to central North America, Jerusalem artichokes which are also called by their modern name sunchokes are such strong growers that they can become rather invasive if not handled properly. Of course, this is mostly the case in warmer climates, but by the rate, they spread on our first attempt at growing them I have no problem believing this. Here is my guide on growing and harvesting Jerusalem artichokes. We merely planted two tubers, and the harvest we got from these was huge. What you…
All About Growing Jerusalem Artichokes | MOTHER EARTH NEWS
Once they're established, growing Jerusalem artichokes is more a matter of containing than encouraging them. These productive, nutty-flavored tubers can stand in for potatoes.