It may be played out in the emoji world, but the humble aubergine still belongs in every pandemic garden — both for its alluring purple color and its hall of fame BDE.
5. Sweet potatoes
Get into the pink with these tasty tubers. You might even find one Georgia O’Keeffe would have loved.
4. Penis peppers
This is true: Amazon sells seeds for hot chili peppers that look like penises. Not on purpose, exactly. (And as penises go, they’re not not weird-looking.) But still, there’s no better way to keep it spicy.
The underappreciated vegetable is having a moment in 2020 — but that’s just a culinary trend. When you’re starved for human contact after months of isolation, you’ll appreciate that these seductive sirens have roots that go allllll the way up.