GROWING EGGPLANT

GROWING EGGPLANT

Eggplants (Solanum melongena) are a member of the Solanaceae family to which tomatoes, potatoes, and peppers also belong. Growing eggplant is common in North America and Australia and references the egg-like appearance of smaller, white fruits. The plant can grow up to six feet tall and may need to be supported. Pinching the terminal buds…

CUTWORMS

CUTWORMS

Cutworm is a general term referring to the larval stage/caterpillars of many different moths who live in the soil and tend to feed at the base of plant stems. What does a cutworm look like: Cutworms have a similar appearance. When completely grown, they are smooth with little hairs and roughly two inches long. When…

GROWING SAGE

GROWING SAGE

Growing sage prefers a warm and protected place in full sunlight, but it will also grow well in light or dappled sage, although the flavor is not too strong. It needs slightly fertile, moist, and well-drained soil. That means growing sage during the cool days of spring and fall. And also for growing sage space…

GROWING KALE AT HOME

GROWING KALE AT HOME

Kale is a bright green leaf that you can eat raw or cooked. Growing kale start from seed to harvest in about three months. This superfood has been on the table since Roman times and has long been common throughout Europe. The vegetables come from the cabbage family, which includes broccoli, cauliflower, and collards. It’s…