Monthly Archives: March 2012

Garden Journal: Week of 3/17/12

Hello all! Emily here with the newest updates for the TJDG. Exciting times are ahead! This past Saturday we took a peek at the garden. We definitely have work ahead of us with all those weeds! However, the rye is … Continue reading

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Plant Profile: Wheat

Wheat (Triticum aestivum) syn. Bread wheat Family: Poaceae or Gramineae First mention in Jefferson’s Garden Book appears on March 23, 1774 Wheat is an annual that grows to 5 feet tall. It blooms from June to July and the seeds … Continue reading

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Plant Profile: Salsify

Salsify (Tragopogon porrifolius), syn. purple salsify, goatsbeard Family: Astraceae Salsify is part of the Asteraceae family, which is commonly known as the sunflower family. It is a biennial, meaning it blooms in its second year. This year the TJDG hopes … Continue reading

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