Tag Archive: gardening

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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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:

Aug 10

Chinese 5 Color Hot Pepper

Chinese 5 Color Hot Pepper

Beautiful colors of this pepper get it classified as an ornamental, but it also packs a wallop of heat; though not too hot for most people to enjoy. The Chinese 5 Color hot pepper grows well in containers, making it a good choice to grow indoors. The plant is a quick producer compared to many …

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Jul 27

5 Varieties of Long Day Onions

Walla Walla onions

In southern regions of the country, onions are grown in the winter and early spring, when the days are shorter. Here in the north we plant onions in the spring and grow them throughout the long days of summer. It is important to choose the right type of onion for the area you grow in. …

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Jul 13

Colorado Potato Beetle

Colorado Potato Beetle

Looks innocent enough, right? But the female Colorado Potato Beetle will lay batches of about 30 eggs on the undersides of leaves of the potato. She can do this multiple times throughout the growing season. They are sometimes also found on peppers and eggplant. Within a week or two the eggs will hatch and the …

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