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Pleasant Place 4: Artichoke (Cynara cardunculus var. Scolymus)

Pleasant Place 4: Artichoke (Cynara cardunculus var. Scolymus)

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Publisher: Pleasant Place, ISBN: 9789083284330Author: Various, Format: Softcover booklet180 x 245 mm, 44 pp

‘Pleasant Place’ is a growing collection of publications about the art of gardening, offering both practical and in-depth information to everyday garden tasks and garden design.

The fourth issue is all about the Artichoke (Cynara cardunculus var. Scolymus), a monumental perennial thistle that deserves a place in both gardens and kitchens alike. This issue includes a botanical introduction, an overview of artichokes in art history, six artists interpretation of artichoke finials, a visual essay on cultivating artichokes in Niscemi (IT) and international artichoke recipes. As always, a set of garden miniatures can be found in the centerfold.