How to grow artichokes in your garden – any garden! Artichokes remind me of my mom, I know weird. But I guess I associate them with her steaming them up and serving with melted golden butter, when I was a kid. My mom wasn’t really a cook, but she made artichokes and we delighted in sharing them around the coffee table.
Growing artichokes is really easier than you’d think. And you can even get away with growing these large ornament bushes in your HOA front yard! With careful planning your artichoke plant will give you 20 – 30 chokes every year! And if you forget to harvest your artichokes they’ll burst into a beautiful flower than your neighbors will love.
How to Grow Artichokes – Zones
Artichokes can be grown in almost every planting zone in the US but they do best in zones 7+. They love the mild temperatures of Central California but I can grow them here in Phoenix too. Artichokes prefer to grow where winters are mild and summers are cool. …