GROWING CUCUMBERS

GROWING CUCUMBERS

Cucumbers are tropical vegetables that require long, warm days, lots of sunlight, and plenty of water to create a large harvest. Cucumbers are one of the summer’s delights: crisp, juicy, and sweetly flavored. Although most cucumbers are green, there are white and yellow cucumbers to sample for a change of pace. They are incredibly healthy…

BEAN DISEASES

BEAN DISEASES

Phaseolus vulgaris, is also known as the common bean, is a herbaceous annual plant in the Fabaceae family that is farmed as a pulse and green vegetable. Bean types such as, Green peas French bean Long beans have been cultivated since 6,000 years ago for their fruits or pods for vegetables in various parts of…

GROWING CABBAGE

GROWING CABBAGE

Cabbage is a biennial plant grown as an annual vegetable crop and high in nutritional value. It’s a good source of vitamin K, vitamin C, and dietary fibers. Cabbage heads generally range from 0.5 to 4kg and the head can be purple, green, or white. Cabbage is a cool vegetable suitable for spring and autumn….

LEAF MINER

LEAF MINER

Leaf miners are small insects that feed between the surface of the leaf. There are several different kinds of leaf miners occurring in four major orders of insects. It’s a little, light-colored moth that’s less than a quarter-inch long. The forewings of Leaf minor are silvery and white iridescent, with brown and white patterns. Each…

HOW TO GROW CELERY

HOW TO GROW CELERY

Celery (Apium graveolens) is a vegetable and herb belonging to the parsley family. It comes from the Mediterranean region of Southern Europe, as well as Egypt and Sweden’s marshlands. Apium graveolens L. is divided into three taxonomic varieties: Celery (var. dulee), celeriac (var. rapaeeum), and smallage (var. secalinum) are all varieties of celery. It’s a…