Growing in your backyard? That's neat. I've often wondered who it was that first ate a lobster? Never got an answer to this one. Hmmmm, maybe google this question?
Found this tongue-in-cheek explanation via google (at a humorous blog):http://4thefirsttime.blogspot.com/2008/05/31827bce-first-man-to-eat-lobster.html
I like artichokes and I like this poem. I tried to buy some at the Farmer's Market, but they didn't haven any yet. The choke's on me.