Josep Roselló Oltra

Agrarian technician. Experimental Agrarian Station of Carcaixent.

As in the good times of the old agrarian relations, the Regional Department of Agriculture of the Valencian government offers a deal to the land labourers interested in preserving diversity in the field: traditional horticultural seeds in exchange for information.
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Red radish

Enjoy red radishes: we look for some seeds among friends and make room for them in out garden so we can have them almost at any time of the year.
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seeds

When we keep and sow seeds of those plants we are more satisfied with, we are improving cultivation while pushing for our interests, as our ancestors used to do.
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courgettes

Courgettes are easy to cultivate in the garden: they are rustic and grow fast, and they only need light and heat. Therefore, we will sow them when the risk of frost has passed.
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107a-84 garrofó

In our territory garrofons (butter beans) are highly appreciated in the kitchen because it is a basic ingredient in our national dish par excellence –our dearest paella.
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Pumpkins are the most impressive of vegetables, due to their great variety and spectacularity. They come in all kinds of shapes and sizes. Besides,

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Valencian peanut

The Valencian peanut is a very particular species. In these article, we review some of these particularities, which we must take into account to grow it in our orchard.

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Potato field

The modest potato is a tuber of great nutritional value and it should be grown in our garden at least once in a while.

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117b-75

Especially during winter, the beauty of the artichoke plant, with great clear leaves, brightens and lightens up

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Onions are essential elements to be found in our vegetable gardens. Although it makes you cry when chopping it in the kitchen, it is highly consumed in the region of Valencia either fresh and raw, deep or shallow fried, boiled, grilled or in brine. It can also be stored to be eaten all along the year
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