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And They’ve Adjusted…

A week or so after the second transplant, an inspection of the ‘chokes confirms they were transplanted at the correct time! Everyone has grown dramatically, stretching out in their new-found space! They are upright and happy again instead of looking … Continue reading

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Increasing in Stature!

In response to the suspense no artichoke updates has brought to the farming world, we offer your next installment! Last week, the time came to transplant our little fanged friends into larger abodes! Upon removing them from the previous pots … Continue reading

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Artichokes: Still growing!

Our young artichoke friends are still growing, oblivious to the low wind chills and general artichoke killing weather occurring just outside and above their young heads. Their true leaves are getting larger, just barely superseding the coddle leaves in size, … Continue reading

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Artichokes: The baby teeth are emerging!

Finally, the young ‘chokes are gaining their first set of true leaves… still appearing little and harmless! However, it is critical at this point to move them into their own pots before their young roots reach out to the edges … Continue reading

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They’re Up…. But Toothless!

As it is such a fascinating topic, I plan to throw artichoke updates up here for your viewing pleasure periodically throughout the season. If you have a general curiosity on the topic please see my previously posted overview: Indiana Artichokes. … Continue reading

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Indiana Artichokes

Every year, we get asked many questions about how we can produce yummy artichokes in Indiana – the answer is – Carefully and with patience! 🙂 First, a word about the nature of artichokes. They are in the thistle family … Continue reading

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