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Nov 09

7 Varieties of Cauliflower

varieties of cauliflower

Not all cauliflowers are created equal. There are many varieties of color available, as well as some variants in the shape of the mature head. Notes: -Graffiti seeds are becoming scarce and expensive. -There is also a brown variety of cauliflower, but we could not find anything more than that it is an Italian variety. …

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Nov 02

Zucchino Rampicante

Vining summer and winter squash

Whether your garden is large or small, you probably want to make the best use of it. That’s why you may want to consider Zucchino Rampicante. This delicious squash grows vertically easily and produces an abundance of light green summer squash. Harvested small they are a wonderful addition to any recipe you would use zucchini …

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Oct 26

11 Beet Varieties

yellow beets

Not all beets are created equal, nor do they taste the same. Even most people who don’t like beets normally, may change their minds with a milder tasting one. The Golden Beet pictured has a very mild flavor compared to dark red beets. Of course how you prepare them matters as well. Even Mandolin, who …

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Oct 19

15 Dry Corn Varieties

dry corn seeds

There is a lot of crossover with corn, many varieties of dry corn can also be enjoyed as sweet corn or roasted when the cobs are young. Also, varieties listed as good for cornmeal may also be good for popping, though in general popping kernels have a pointier base. The difference between corn grits, corn …

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Oct 05

Quick Growing & Versatile, the Hopi Yellow Bean

hopi yellow bean

With less than 2 months from planting to harvesting, the Hopi yellow bean can be picked small and enjoyed like a green bean. If left for a while longer, the seeds inside will swell and they can be shelled and cooked. Continuing to let it mature, it will increase in protein and can be shelled, …

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Sep 21

28 Kinds of Veggies and When to Harvest Them

When to harvest corn.

Some veggies make it easy to know when to pick the, tomatoes for example. Others, not so much. So here is a chart of many of the most common veggies, and when to harvest them:

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