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2010 Scarborough Backyard Pics – Part 1

2010 Scarborough Backyard Pics - Part 1

Yellow butter beans. Gardener Arun did several picks. English Cucumber from Gardner Arun's seed collection. 7 varities of garlic from 2009 late October planting. Scapes were used for cooking. Ceylon onions in Ontario ready for harvest. Baking potatoes. Sprouts grown in basement. Ontario scapes harvested for curries.
Ceylon onions harvested in Scarborough Backyard!

Ceylon onions harvested in Scarborough Backyard!

These are the Ceylon Onions from Scarborough backyard. These were planted early May.  The flowers are also harvested and they are a popular item among the Canadian Tamil population. The flowers can be sauteed or chopped up to flavour salads, curry stews or soups. These onions are currently being imported from South Asia and sells for $4/lb.  Very expensive compared to the other varieties available here. Fortunately, these [Read More...]
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