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Post  Coelli on 6/24/2012, 3:26 pm

Our family is very geeky/nerdy, so when I first started this project I was delighted to see "Brandywine" tomatoes; Brandywine being the river that runs through parts of Middle-earth in The Lord of the Rings (it's the one the Hobbits cross at Bucklebury).

So I started compiling a list of veggies with geeky/nerdy veggies (surely mostly unintentional but that's okay). So far on my list:

Brandywine tomatoes
Vulcan chard
Dragon Tongue beans
Skywalker Cauliflower
Bloody Butcher corn (Diablo reference)
Green Arrow peas
Bloody Butcher Tomato (thanks Boffer!)

Can anyone think of more? Smile


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Post  boffer on 6/24/2012, 3:43 pm

You're getting over my head, but there's a Bloody Butcher tomato as well.
http://rareseeds.com/bloody-butcher-tomato.html

A long time ago on the old forum, we had a make-it-up-as-we-went story thread about the scandalous relationships between the threesome of Drunken Woman Frizzy Headed (lettuce), Radiator Charlie (Mortgage Lifter tomato), and the Bloody Butcher (tomato). Hey, Rooster, there's an idea for when it gets slow on the forum this fall Wink

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Post  Daniel9999 on 6/24/2012, 6:44 pm

Modoc Potatoes (Marvel Comics)
Flying Saucer Lettuce
Dragon Carrots

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Post  Coelli on 6/24/2012, 7:16 pm

@Daniel9999 wrote:Modoc Potatoes (Marvel Comics)
Flying Saucer Lettuce
Dragon Carrots

Awesome, I will have to look for those!

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Post  FamilyGardening on 6/24/2012, 8:00 pm

how fun Very Happy

my hubby and children are really into the comics.....it would be fun to have a SFG box full of super hero veggies Razz ...we could call it our Super Food Garden :drunken:

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Post  llama momma on 6/24/2012, 8:05 pm

I found a tomato-type pepper called Sheepnose Pimento

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Post  Goosegirl on 6/24/2012, 10:10 pm

Banana Legs (long skinny yellow paste tomato)

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Post  walshevak on 6/25/2012, 12:02 pm

red and yellow scorpian peppers.
Butch T. Scorpian peppers

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