Dragons In My Garden


I blogged last year about finding a variety of radish called Dragon in my favorite garden catalog. This week, as I plan out my garden for 2015, I’ve found a few more garden plants named after dragons.

Dragon’s Tongue is a variety of arugula, one of those fancy greens that seem so trendy but actually have been grown for millennia. I am personally fond of arugula. It’s extremely easy to grow and you get results right away. Therefore I was very excited and ordered those seeds along with some other supplies.

I also found a bush bean and a mustard green that are both called Dragon Tongue. I prefer pole beans and I’m not into mustard greens, so I left those alone. I think what makes these plants “dragon-y” is the red or purple veins on the leaves and the ripening beans.

Not only does Territorial Seed have all these plants with dragon…

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