The Art of Growing Artichokes (and Eating Them Too)

They thrive in frost-free regions with cool, foggy summers, but growing artichokes in dry and/or frosty climates is feasible with a few adjustments. Their ornamental qualities and tasty buds make them worth the effort.

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The bases of the leaves, the stem, and especially the "heart" can all be eaten. Check your cookbooks for special recipes.