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How to Grow Artichokes

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AnnahMarie of Organic Gurlz Gardens Fort Wayne, IndianaHi there, fellow Gardeners ;).

This is AnnahMarie.

Today, I will be sharing information about artichokes.

The history of Artichokes

Believed to originate in the Mediterranean, Artichokes were eaten by the Romans and Greeks and later by the Arabs. However, after the plummet of Rome, artichokes were rare in Europe until the 15th century when they were grown in Italy. From that point in time, Artichokes spread to the rest of Europe. Continue reading