Unexpected Container Gardening: Quinoa

Quinoa (pronounced "keen-wah") is a nutrient-rich ancient whole grain. It has been a staple of South American diets for centuries and has gained popularity around the world in recent years due to its health benefits. The simple nutty flavour and light and slightly crunchy texture make quinoa a great substitute to white rice.

But did you know that quinoa is a hardy plant that is easy to grow in most climates?

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