Maryland Grows


A Swede By Any Other Name

A Master Gardener friend who recently traveled to the UK brought me back a packet of seeds. Specifically, ‘Gowrie’ rutabaga seeds from a company called Mr. Fothergill’s. Except because these are British seeds, they’re not called rutabaga, they’re called swede….

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Root of roots, and sport of sports

Bob Nixon’s rutabagas Sometimes you get hit with the realization that there is a lot in this world you just don’t know about, and that is how I felt yesterday when listening to a CD by Joe Crookston which includes…

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(What do I do with) RUTABAGAs?

It all started a few years ago when I was telling my niece that I thought the word ‘rutabaga’ was so much fun to say.  (All together now:  R-u-t-a-b-a-g-a!)  At the time I really didn’t know what it was, except…

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