Built in 1851 the light house at the tip of Point Loma, San Diego marked the entrance to San Diego Bay. Patches of Buckwheat color the surrounding dry landscape.
Growing Amaranth and Other Grains - Attainable Sustainable®
You don't need a huge farm. You can grow your own gluten free grain - amaranth, sorghum, and buckwheat - in your small garden.
Buckwheat Plants: 9 Reasons Growing Buckwheat Makes Sense
Buckwheat is a fabulous addition to your garden, and not even just for eating. It's been surprisingly good at creating lots of unexpected benefits in my vegetable garden. PLUS, it's super easy to grow!
The Benefits of Growing Buckwheat
One of the most important green manure crops is buckwheat (Fagopyrum esculentum), which is not a grain but a fast-growing, semi-succulent plant that produces nutritious triangular seeds. Buckwheat deserves frequent sowing in any garden because it attracts hoverflies and other beneficial insects, suppresses weeds, and adds bulk to the compost pile. Small plantings of garden buckwheat are surprisingly easy to handle, too.
Growing Buckwheat from a Backyard Gardener - Green Talk®
My friends think I am loony tunes when it comes to what I grow in my garden. Some climb mountains, some jump from airplanes, and I grow unusual plants. I am a garden thrill seeker. This year, I grew buckwheat, sorghum, and artichokes in my northern garden. Buckwheat was the easiest plant to grow and an outstanding flowering [...]
Eriogonum parvifolium "Buckwheat"
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