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…

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…

GROWING BLACKBERRIES IN YOUR HOME GARDEN

GROWING BLACKBERRIES IN YOUR HOME GARDEN

Brambles (caneberries) are fruits in the Rubus genus including blackberries, raspberries (red and black), loganberries, boysenberries, and other hybrids. Have you ever come across a thicket of wild berries bursting at the seams with hundreds of luscious, juicy berries? It’s as if you’ve discovered paradise. You don’t have to wait for a chance to meet…