Garden Visit: A Dutch Master in Yorkshire: Remodelista The sheer scale of the place is difficult to grapple with. The kitchen garden at Scampston Hall in Yorkshire, in the north of England, contains four acres within its brick walls. But in the end the impossible size has been the making of this garden and its staggering renewal.
Corn, Painted Mountain, All-around corn, good for fresh eating, flour, hominy, etc. Short 4’-5’ plants bear 7” ears. Tolerates less than optimum fertility, extreme cold, drought. Very early. Kernels look like jewelry in bright, glowing colors, high in anti-oxidants. Bred by Dave Christensen in Montana.
Kultaköynnöskuusama, Lonicera x tellmanniana : flourishes on acid sandy ground or alkaline soil. Twining growth makes it ideal for wooden structures such as pergolas or trellis. The bees are particularly fond of its early nectar which they take by making a small hole at the narrow end of the tubular flowers.
for beans, tomatoes or cuccumbers