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Thanks for the tip. Don't mind the garlic smell at all. Will do a little research and see what I can come up with. Thank you!

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There is an organic spray that is based on garlic that I have read reports about that is supposed to really help eliminate mosquitos. If you don't mind your yard smelling like garlic for a few days after you spray. I read up on it a few years ago when the city I live in decided to spray for mosquitos and what they were using was harmful to fish (I live in a lake community).

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Lavender and glycerin isn't working at all. They just love me!! And it's a serious problem in our county this season....all the poison they have sprayed has never made a dent in the skeeters...just killed off frogs and birds and bats which actually did! Another stupid waste of the nanny state government!

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For the slugs sprinkle diatomatous earth and or crushed egg shells around the plants. For the mosquitos, mix a few drops of lavender essential oil and a few drops of glycerin in a 2 oz spray bottle and fill with water. spray it on and rub across exposed skin just before going outside. It really helps.

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I'm trying fennel. Looks good but we've had so much rain...I'm on constant slug patrol and being eaten alive by mosquitoes!

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When I can find Lemon Grass at a local grocery store I will root it and try to establish a container of it emoticon

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I'm going to try growing some beets and brussel sprouts this fall along with my regular goodies.

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Well beets... and garlic..... and cabbage... and yellow bean... can't grow everything

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Parsnips are one of my favorite veggies. I planted them this year. They germinate very slowly. They are definitely an all season crop. I try some new things every year. I like Kohlrabi but I have never grown it. I am trying it this year. I also planted new to my garden, palm tree cabbage, some different varietes of spinach and chard in addition to the spinach and chard that I usually grow. I try new varieties of tomatoes every year. Ihgave tried more than 100 varieties. I know I like the black tomatoes best. Every year I like to experiment with new things in my garden.

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New to our garden this year are peas, cauliflower, eggplant, watermelon, strawberries and asparagus, though that one we won't be eating this year obviously lol. And an herb garden.

Returning are sweet corn, pole beans, green peppers, hot peppers (I can never remember the variety hubby picks out), tomatoes, cabbage, broccoli and acorn squash. Our whole back yard is pretty much garden. I love it!

I'd like to get pie pumpkins in yet too. Pumpkin anything is delicious!

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Now that it's planting time in my area (if it ever stops raining long enough for the ground to dry!), I thought I'd post here.
I plan on trying to grow parsnips this year. Also growing broccoli and cauliflower, though I haven't had much success before. Cabbage moths are very prevalent around here, but I'm trying to be more diligent in applying BT to take care of those caterpillars as well as checking on other options (like floating row covers?) to try and keep them worm free!

Trying again to grow cantaloupe and watermelon, got shorter season varieties, but with all the rain, we may still not have enough time - so starting them in peat pots at the moment.

And I thought I would try and grow some kidney beans and/or other dried bean varieties to see how they do and if it is worth growing them in the limited space I have or if I should concentrate on other plants instead.

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Seed of the month club? do you live in a place where it is possible to be planting all twelve months of the year? The gardener in me is jealous!

I think I'm going to do some research and see if I can figure out why salsify is hard. My mom talked about growing it in her childhood garden as if it were as easy as anything else.

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I have a great garden for all the cabbages...sometimes I win, sometimes the slugs do. Sigh.
Oh well.
I got many of my seeds from a Seed of the Month club last year. I have so many seed packages left and thought that I would use them more this year. https://www.averagepersongardening.com/sto
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I have tried salsify 3 times, one time I tried starting inside and I have never had any luck with them even germinating. I hope you have some luck.

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Growing up in the midwest, we always had kohlrabi, but since I moved to Massachusetts I have had terrible luck with all the cabbage family. Not beetles, either, just big beautiful leafy brussels sprouts stalks that never set sprouts bigger than peas. Once I get brussels sprouts and broccoli right, I'll go back to trying for kohlrabi.

I'd love to hear how you do with salsify. The one time I tried it, I direct sewed the seeds and either they never germinated, or some other creature beat me to them. I'm trying them again this year - can't buy them at the store and would love to have a stash!

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I am going to try growing both Salsify and Kohlrabi.
Anyone with experience in growing these? I am in Western WA.

My garden has varied each year and I love it!!

Should be interesting to see how it works out!

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Oh! I never thought of just cutting the male flowers! That's perfect!
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Just plant one extra plant. Use that one as your blossom experiment.

I found that the stem end on the female flower was always swollen before the blossom opened. The male flowers had longer thinner stems. The male flowers never switch over to become female flowers.

I want to say 1 plant will give me plenty of flowers for my weekly omelette, but my newness here will be to find other places for fresh squash blossoms this year. Maybe salads.

I bet there are as many nutrients in the blossoms as there are in a zucchini.

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BRAVELUTE If you're looking for creative taste, I hope your chocolate pepper is a different variety than mine. I have a pepper called chocolate bell that I grow, but it's named for it's color, not its flavor. When it's green, it's exactly the same appearance and flavor as any other green bell pepper. When fully ripe, it is a rich, rosy brown instead of red.

I never cook squash blossoms because I always feel like if I just wait they'll turn into a full squash, but your description sounds so attractive I may change my tune.

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I'm going to grow zucchini again for the squash blossoms. I watched an episode of a cooking contest, I think Chopped, where the judges and contestants were putting down plain squash blossoms as something dead. Well I guess every vegetable is pretty much dead once you harvest it.

But I had a morning omelette daily during the fall with a new squash blossom sliced into wheels and tossed on the egg white at the last minute. . And they added a lot of peppery flavor, helpful when you're cutting way back on sodium. And the omelette was beautiful with the wheels of mini sweet peppers.

Someone mentioned ealier in this thread that they wanted to try a new pepper. I tried chocolate sweet pepper, but nothing much happened in the fall garden. I'm going to try them once more just to see what they taste like.

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Yep, and they're (sugar snap peas) 100 times tastier standing out in my garden than any I EVER purchased at a market or grocery!


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Bravelute, I share your love of sugar snap peas. I grow a bigger patch every year, but they NEVER make it inside the house. I go outside before work and stand among the plants harvesting pods directly into my maw! Who needs candy?!

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Well, most every thing is new to me. In the fall garden, I fell in love with red salad bowl lettuce. Absolutely beautiful in the garden and in the salad with green greens.

And oh my, the sugar snap peas. I plan to do half a bed now and half in a couple of weeks.

Otherwise, I will plant stevia, and a few other herbs. The mints didn't grow in the front rocky garden, so I'm going to put a few grow bags out there with trailing herbs that will hang down over the sides.

I'm moving 2 beds to the west side where they will be protected from the hot summer heat from about 1:00. I hope to have salad greens growing there at least until June.

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Mandie
The big thing with growing vegetables is that most of them need a minimum of 6 hours of sun a day. You might try starting with some of the easier things like lettuce and radishes. With some of the colorful leaf lettuces you could even include them between your flowers.

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I would love to grow vegetables, but can't seem too. I can grow some beautiful flowers but veggies allude me

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I believe that yes they are all hybrids but I can see how you would get a decent jalapeno I don't think they found a need to hybridize that variety of pepper too much. After all how can you change the taste of a jalapeno but that is probably why they were only mildly spicy. I'm sure you could get any kind of pepper from grocery peppers but it just won't be the same as the original. Then again, the vegetable you get may even taste better than one bred for holding capacity.
I tried using store bought fingerling potatoes which even sprouted so I know that they didn't have the stuff they put on to keep them from sprouting but it was the first year that I didn't get potatoes. They were more susceptble to disease than the seed potatoes I usually buy from Territorial seed co.






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Are ALL grocery store peppers hybrids? I've gotten some good jalapenos out of saved seeds - dunno if they grew try to type for what I originally bought - they were only mildly spicy, but I thought maybe that was my soil or how much sun they got.

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@Gardenstar - re: "along with some seeds from interesting grocery store peppers. " Did you mean you saved the seeds from a pepper you bought in a produce dept? If so and it was a hybrid it won't grow true.
I tried amaranth a few years ago and now plant it every year for the interesting plant and for the birds (although it is an edible grain).






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I planted tromboncino last year. It was one of the few squashes that seemed to do fairly well in my difficult south carolia conditions. I thought the texture was a little mushy. Perhaps I just let it stay on the vine too long? I could deal with it , but my husband didn't like it. The other squash that did pretty well was green striped cushaw.
I picked a packet of bitter melon seed and a packet of red leaf amaranth at an Asian market. These are this year's experiments, along with some seeds from interesting grocery store peppers. I plant to go heavy on beneficial flowers.

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I planted a red variety last year mainly for asthetic purposes because it really had a lovely flower. I only planted 2 and since they don't fruit at the same time I never had enough to harvest anyway. The one stuck in the border of the perennial bed did better than the one in the raised vegetable bed so the soil tip is accurate. The one planted in the flower bed was a really beautiful plant and fit right in with the perennials. I'm planting more this year.

There was a variety of eggplant that was a beautiful plant with purple/red stems and I wish I could remember the variety. That was another vegetable I liked to plant in with the flowers. I didn't even care that I had the side benefit of fruit because the plant itself was so beautiful, although the fruit was also pretty. I wish that I had saved the seed packet. It's not Fairy Tale - I tried that.
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I had no luck with okra for several years until I mentioned it to the farmer growing my CSA, and she said I needed to stop putting it in rich soil full of compost - it prefers marginal ground and few competitors. So I switched to a patch of (still good) soil that I hadn't previously converted to garden (which normally means I've thatched it, turned the top 15 inches, added compost, and grown legumes for one year) and it really did to better in that space. Go figure.

Oh, and even if you grow a supposedly spineless variety, wear gloves to harvest it. I think spineless means less spines, not none.


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I have decided to try to grow okra as well. I was wondering if it produced like my jalapeno plants. Does anyone know?

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Oh, watermelon radish is a beautiful vegetable. I wish I enjoyed the flavor of radishes.
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Asparagus is best planted in a spot that won't be disturbed much. I have mine against the wall of my parking pad, where it stilll gets plenty of sun. along a fence row would do well also. Once the spears get thin (about as big aroud as a pencil) you need to let it grow the rest of the season so that it feeds the roots for the next year. So having some place you can tie it up helps.

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I would love to plant asparagus also but since it's a permanent patch I haven't decided where to put it with so little room.

I try new varieties of everything every year along with my favorite stand bys. This year I'm trying new varieties of:
Heirloom tomatoes (Kellogg Breakfast, Paul Robeson and Sun Sugar),
Carrots - Paris market and Caracas (the longer varieties I haven't had much luck with), Dinosaur Kale (had Winterbor and Russian),
Watermelon radish (my standby favorite is German Giant Parat from Gurney's - it's never pithy or bitter),
Corno di Toro - an Italian frying pepper,
a summer purple broccoli and new lettuce varieties,
Bilko - a Napa type cabbage
Corn - a container type from Burpee since I'm short on space

and a 1st for me - Collard greens.

I also try new varieties of pole beans every year but forgot what I ordered and don't have my list handy LOL!






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I would so love to start an asparagus patch, but I dont know how long I will be living in my house. I rent and want to buy soon. I guess I will hold off until then.

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Thanks for the Purple Passion tip! Ordered some roots today!

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Ah, asparagus. The best time to plan asparagus is four years ago. The second best time is now!


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I grow Purple Passion Aspargus. It is GREAT! Very sweet, even the large spears are not tough or woody. It tends to cost a little more to buy the roots but to me it is well worth it. It does turn green when you cook it. But it is beautiful the the aspargus sald I make since it is used raw.

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I did not know that. I will however have to look into it.


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I want to start an asparagus patch myself this year, ZGETMAN. You prolly know this, but it takes several years to establish an asparagus bed (ie no same-year gratification - but oooh la-la when your ship comes in!)

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I am going to try asparagus, tomatoes, Lettuce and spinach. I am trying to come up with a companion gardening design.

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Thanks for the tips, curiosity! Definitely checking those out!!

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Zucchini growers - Try Romanesco zucchini - delicious and it is crunchy after cooking - as is my favorite zucchini-esque veg, Trombocino. - This delicious squash is actually of the butternut family, but is thin skinned (edible), crispy, tastes like zucchini but is never seedy or mushy. I love it!

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Wow, everyone has got such neat plans for this year! Things I never would have dreamed planting...lol!! So far, this year, we just have planned tomatoes, snap peas, and our new one is zucchini. That may actually be it, since we took last year off.

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I have a mess of sage at the side of the house - I'm definitely going to have to try that.
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I have found that a big bunch of fresh sage does surprising things for low sugar jam, preserves & syrups. (This could be true of regular jam 'n jelly.. my hobby is pushing the lowest edge of sugar [in any form] involvement). The sage flavor doesn't come through as sage per se - but it adds a bottom note & intensity that really expands the meaning of flavorful jam. I am finding that a small dab of the BR/Sage adds as much flavor to - whatever- as a tablespoon of store-bought. (The partner is a pbj/ jelly-bread freak to the extent of having to alternate between store-bought and the much preferred home-made.)

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You all inspire me. Blackberry sage sounds like a magical combination. Lambs' quarters are a favorite of mine, too (I tried unsuccessfully to start some from seed when I moved here and they didn't do well, and then I transplanted some plants from weedy patches beside a local parking lot, and now I'm overrun with them!) And someone wrote that they're growing pomegranate in a place that gets frost?!? Tell me more about that - I would LOVE to have a source of fresh pomegranate!

My two new crops for this year are thai eggplants - I have become addicted to green curries in the past couple years - if only I could grow my own coconut - and mushrooms. I have a bunch of woody bushes I've removed from the yard, and they take forever to rot down in the compost pile, so I'm going to make a raised bed of the chips I want to be rid of and innoculate it with porcini and crimini mushroom spores. That will be a totally new growing adventure for me.

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I want to set out some black raspberry canes. I tended a friend's garden and critters while she was in Africa last summer and she told me to help myself to the black raspberries which would come in in her absence. They were very seedy, so I sieved them, but made the most intensely flavorful low sugar raspberry/sage jam I have ever had.

I also want to section off a sunny spot for lambs quarters, which used to be abundant in the wild around here, but have disappeared with the surge in the deer population. Lambs quarters taste every bit as good as fresh spinach but are low-maintenance, produce all summer and into the fall and are drought resistant, plus they are great!!! for joint pain (cooked - sauteed or in soups & stews, or raw on sandwiches & in salads.)

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Raised beds are great if you have poor soil like I do (clay and limestone). Just be picky on what you fill them with. A mix of good top soil and compost is wonderful. I keep mine in good shape from year to year by adding bone meall, blood meal and a little wood ash each fall then cover that for the winter with shreded leaves in the spring I add compost from my bin and worm bin and turn it in. my neighbors are always amazed at how well my garden does and love my extras that I pass along.

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trying collard greens, not too shabby and easy to grow

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I'd like to try and grow a lot of new things this year.
1. carrots, and not just any kind the red ones ??? (name slips me)
2. those yellow heirloom tomatoes.
3. lettuce, all kinds
4. and plant some plum trees on our new property.

I have a list written down, not with me, so I sound a little stupid, but my computer is down at home and I'm having to use a friend's.

I'm going to try doing raised beds this year. I've never been able to grow carrots or lettuce because of the soil we've had to work with in the past, but I've been reading MotherEarth News mag and found some really great ideas for doing raised beds, simple and cheap. My friends have been helping me gather materials. YEAH!!!


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I had never heard of hugelkultur beds. I'm looking up some info on them now. It sounds interesting


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Absolutely! I love heirloom tomatoes or any tomato for that matter. I'm thinking of trying two new varieties, one for canning and the other for oven frying. I'll also might try my luck with pattypan and mushrooms. Yumm!!!

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Last year I planted a pomegranate tree (I actually planted two but only one seems to have survived) and I am really looking forward to eventually getting some fruit from it as it is so expensive here. I also planted a granadilla (passion fruit?) plant and am hoping it survives the cold weather - the leaves have taken a hammering with some of the frost we have had but I might just prune it and see what happens.

This year I am going to try growing butternut and watermelon in straw bales (no bending or digging), potatoes in a container of some sort (easier to harvest) and would like to try making some hugelkultur beds - has anyone tried these?


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When I went to an Asian market in Charleston I bought a packet of bitter melon, one of red leaf amaranth, and one packet of "calendura". These will be my experimental crops. I also may try to grow edamame as my husband keeps talking about becoming a (pesca)vegetarian.

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Exciting! I wish I had planted more. Just tried out Spanish Rojo this year. It's been warm so far in Maryland - maybe I could sneak in some more before we get cold weather. . .

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Last year was the first time I grew garlic. I was out of the ground before the cold weather really his. I mulched it well and had a wonderful harvest. By the time I gave some to friends relatives & neighbors who asked for some when I told them I was growing it, I ran short for myself for this year, so I planted twice as much this year. & planted it a few weeks later.

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12/17/12 3:47 P

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I planted garlic a month ago - first time. It's already coming out of the ground. I have it mulched and hope that it will grow ok in the spring / summer.

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I like to try some new every garden season. I'm not sure yet what it will be in 2013; I'm just starting to look.

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How do you fix your kohlrai?
I tried a number of different recipes, the only one I REALLY liked was kohlrabi chips.
Peel and slice thin. Mix olive oil with a little garlic power and bake until they start to crisp, sprinkle with a little romano or parmeson cheese and put back in the oven for a few more minutes.
I would love to hear some other ideas for fixing it.

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This year I want a different variety of peppers. I'm tired of the same old peppers. I'm also going to make use of the weeds in my yard. I'm going to harvest dandelions.

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I grew up raising kohlrabi--love it!

We tend to try something new but we don't have the best soil for a lot (our veg garden growing up was 3 acres but now is only about 1/2 of ONE acre. I'm gone so much, anything I choose has to be tended by my elderly parents (who are disabled but can mince out there for a SHORT time).

I'll follow this thread for any ideas!

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My new plant for my fall garden was kale. It is very cold-resistant in a cold frame even in Northern climates and one of the healthiest greens one could be eating. For more southern climates I would suggest trying rainbow chard.
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I try something new every year. 2 years ago it was Swiss Chard, it will now be and every year plant in my veggie garden! This year it was Kohlrabi it okay but with a limited amount of room I will plant less of it in the future.
When I visited my brother and his wife in October, they took me to Baker Creek Heritage Seed Store in their area. Wonderful place! I bought a few new things including some new types of melons, so those will be my new things for next year.

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Sitting here nursing a raw throat and sinus infection, pouting I can't be in Church Worship. But then thoughts turned to what the Lord gave me last year in the garden....

So.... now I'm thinking what I want to plant this next year and how much extra to plant for a commodities distribution center near by....

So my new planting (strickly for the center) is radishes. They always get potatoes, onions, and lettuce so radish should make a salad more interesting.



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