Peas

Peas (Pisum sativum) are cool season legumes grown for their pods and seeds, they’re part of the Fabaceae family, along with other legumes such as beans, chickpeas, and lentils. Like the other members of this family, peas are nitrogen-fixing plants,

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Yacón

(Smallanthus sonchifolius, Syn.: Polymnia edulis, P. sonchifolia) Cultivated for centuries in the Andean mountains this root vegetable is relatively new to Australia. Yakon produce two types of roots, the rhizomes which develop just under the soil surface and produce the

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Beetroot

Beetroot is so simple to grow in your vegie patch and, without doubt, home-grown beets taste ten times better than the canned stuff.   Beetroots are chock full of betaine, a great assistant in maintaining cardio-vascular health.  A known anti-oxidant, beetroots

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