[NAFEX] Sunchokes

mIEKAL aND qazingulaza at gmail.com
Mon Sep 14 21:36:38 EDT 2009


What's couch?


On Sep 14, 2009, at 6:12 PM, ADAMSON, Karl wrote:

> Sunchokes where I am are constrained from spreading primarily by  
> lack of
> water. I do eat them regularly, I love the taste and they are  
> fantastic
> in risotto.
>
> But the main use I have for them is as a sunshade/weed barrier between
> one of my main garden beds and the couch infestation that attempts to
> get in every year.  They are a really good barrier and provide shade  
> to
> sensitive crops in the summer. When they rarely come into the garden  
> bed
> I just dig them out.  They are far easier to remove than a couch  
> runner.
> I never let them set seed.
>
> Karl, Australia



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