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Fiery hot horseradish

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June 25, 2011 — Is it a fiery hot spice, or the root of all evil? Mike McGrath reveals how you can grow your own horseradish. Plus: Mike speaks with horticultural historian Andrea Wulf about her new book on the gardens of the founding fathers, The Founding Gardeners. And your fabulous phone calls!

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I have three horseradish plants growing in raised beds, each in their second year. Can I leave them in longer and still have them be edible? Should I re-plant a portion of the root next spring, assuming I should harvest this fall? Can it be powdered like you advise with garlic (dried and then ground up in a dedicated ‘coffee’ grinder)? Basically how does one go about tending horseradish? Get the answer »

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