This section is from the book "The Gardener's Monthly And Horticulturist V21", by Thomas Meehan. See also: Four-Season Harvest: Organic Vegetables from Your Home Garden All Year Long.
That remarkable plant, of which we suggested last month Rip Van Winkle probably ate, and of which our smart daily editors made so much - it was to " add untold wealth, to the coffers of happy humanity - turns out as any one of good judgment should have suspected, to have been a sort of April-fool story nicely put together by an Australian newspaper employe. His Chief now threatens to discharge the "lying scamp" if he can discover which one it was. "We hope he will not be found out, but will try his genius again. There is good fun in "gull-fishing".