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Green Valley Ranch radish has history of preventing infidelity: Kenny Be's Hip Tip

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Much like the radish, the Green Valley Ranch neighborhood has a multicultural reputation for diversity. The Egyptians revered the nutritional riches and paid pyramid workers in radishes, while the Greeks prized the peppery punch as a means to punish infidels by inserting golf-ball sized radishes into the rectums of unfaithful husbands... As illustrated on the Denver Neighborhood Seed Company packet shown above, the Green Valley Ranch radish has always been a favorite of young families. Whether used as pay or punishment, the fast-growing Green Valley Ranch radish has become a Mile-High winner. These round, smooth far northeast bicolor beauties deliver slices of zing, spice, crunch and color to Denver's cultural tossed salad.

Green Valley Ranch radishes mature very quickly and can be planted even as the weather (and mortgage) starts to cool. Much like the Oakwood Homes being built in the neighborhood development, Green Valley Ranch radishes are very-early ready in about 22 days.

Direct sow in full sun and thin to three inches. Green Valley Ranch radishes make a delicious breakfast appetizer when dipped in margarine.

Find the Denver Neighborhood Seed Company Seed Packet for your neighborhood: 16th Street Mall Swiss Chard, Alamo Placita arugula, Athmar Park fennel, Baker green peas, Bear Valley Watercress, Belcaro broccoli rabe, Berkeley broccoli, Capitol Hill Cannabis indica, Cheesman cucumber, City Park celery, Clayton sweet potato, Cole pole bean, Congress Park cauliflower, Country Club cabbage, East Colfax okra, Elyria-Swansea heirloom tomato, Five Points beets, Globeville eggplant, Hale kale, Highland Hops, Lincoln Park Asparagus, Mar Lee sweeties cherry tomatoes, Marston crookneck squash, North Capitol Hill carrot, Park Hill pumpkin, Ruby Hill habenero, Sloan Lake purple pop top turnip, South Platte Onion, Stapleton Brussels sprout, Sun Valley horseradish, Sunnyside sunflower, University Hills parsnip, Valverde tomatillo, Wash Park condo corn, Washington Virginia Vale watermelon, West Colfax kohlrabi, Westwood zucchini, and Windsor cantaloupe.

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