Marty’s Kudzu Page

I have lived in my home for about 10 years. We have a little over an acre and most of the lot was ignored for at least 20 years. The unmaintained portion of our property is and has been covered in Kudzu. We have have spent 10 years fighting it. It’s not so bad now that we have wiped out the thorn bushes.

Anyways, I have put in a garden. This is my second year with the garden. I have been having pretty good luck with tomatoes, peppers, and cucumbers. I recently realized there their are very few calories in those items.

I want to learn how to use the kudzu to our advantage. I have done some research and my understanding is that kudzu has three basic uses:

1. Food
2. Crafts