White egg plants
Multi coloured corn
Lemon tasting cucumber
Brightly coloured spinach
Fully ripe yellow tear drop tomatoes
Fully grown, tiny compact capsicums
They are all examples of old heirloom varieties of fruit and vegetable – you won’t find them at any supermarket.
To grow heirlooms is to challenge one’s experiences and senses.
Want to start growing heirlooms? Check out The Diggers Club for information and seed purchases.
To grow only non heirloom varieties, is frankly to be boring. You can disagree.