Wed Oct 24 00:00:00 CST 2018
Lesley Fitzgerald (left) and Jenny Oliphant enjoy growing Sichuan pepper.
Many gardeners and food growers enjoy tending to unusual plants. They like the challenge and don't seem to mind uncertain outcomes.
In many cases, figuring out how to nurture, then harvest, process and cook unusual crops are much-anticipated milestones in a gardener's life.
Needless to say, when it all works according to plan, the results are naturally immensely satisfying.
So it goes for Lesley Fitzgerald and Jenny Oliphant, self-confessed that they enjoy growing unusual plants such as Sichuan pepper for it can be used for cooking Sichuan Cuision or making Prickly Ash Oil.