Information About Artichokes

Did you know that artichokes are actually a type of thistle? Even though they may seem exotic and even slightly mysterious, growing artichoke plants is surprisingly easy. Gardeners in chilly climates grow artichokes as annuals, but if you live in an area with mild winters and cool, damp summers, then growing artichokes year round is possible. The following articles with provide helpful information on planting and caring for artichoke plants.

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Artichoke Companion Planting: Learn About Artichoke Plant Companions

By Liz Baessler

If you do choose to add artichokes to your garden, it?s important to know which plants work well near them and which don?t. This article has additional information about what to plant next to artichokes. Click here to learn more.

Problems With Artichoke Plants: Pest Control And Care Of Diseased Artichokes

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

You may on occasion encounter a few problems with artichoke plants while growing them. To get help for artichoke plants under attack, use the information found in this article.

Picking An Artichoke – When And How To Harvest Artichokes

By Susan Patterson, Master Gardener

When and how to harvest artichokes in the home garden depends on the type you are growing. If you want to know how to tell when an artichoke is ripe, the information in this article can help.

Artichoke Seed Plants: When To Start An Artichoke Seed

By Jackie Rhoades

Interested in germinating artichoke seeds? Seed plants from the artichoke are easy to grow. Read the following article for tips on harvesting and growing artichoke seeds in your garden.

Artichokes Growing In Your Garden – Tips To Grow Artichoke Plants

By Jackie Rhoades

Artichokes are first mentioned around 77 AD so people have been eating them for a long, long time. What are artichokes? Read the following article to learn more about them and how to grow artichokes in the garden.

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