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…

GROWING GARLIC

GROWING GARLIC

Garlic is one of the easiest plants you can grow. In most parts of the country, garlic is grown in autumn. By this time, much of the summer crop had already been harvested, leaving plenty of space in the garden. Garlic is a powerful nutrient-rich ingredient that is essential for countless cooking methods. Autumn is…

CARROT RUST FLY

CARROT RUST FLY

Carrot rust fly (CRF) is a pest that feeds on carrots, parsnips, and celery. Larvae tunneling into the taproot cause damage. Young plants will wilt and they may die, but they are more typically temporarily stunted, and the carrots grow bulbous, forked, and unmarketable. Fungi and bacteria may also infiltrate the injured tissue, causing severe…