Tips for Growing Cabbage

Tips for Growing Cabbage

Cabbage is a staple in many people’s diets. It can be eaten raw, cooked, or fermented and has a low glycemic index which means it won’t spike your blood sugar levels like other foods might. The nutritional benefits of cabbage are huge and include vitamins A, B6, C, K as well as potassium and fibre. … Read more

Can Ghost Chilli Peppers be Grown Indoors

Can Ghost Chilli Peppers be Grown Indoors

For some reason, people love chilli peppers, despite the spicy taste. Ghost chilli peppers certainly deliver in this regard, making them highly sought after. The ghost paper is grown locally in India and is known locally as Bhut jokolia. The ghost chilli pepper has a Scoville rating of 1,001,304 units making it one of the … Read more

How to Care for Accent Potatoes

How to Care for Accent Potatoes

This is an early season potato, the tuber produced is quite firm and their size is even for the most part. If left in the ground they grow to a quite large size and the crop of potatoes is also very substantial and it produces a good yield. They have a reasonable enough resistance to … Read more

How do you Grow Desiree Potatoes

How do you Grow Desiree Potatoes

The Desiree potato breed is a very versatile potato specie and has several advantages. Firstly it can be used in several dishes and cooked in several ways except being used as a salad potato. It also doesn’t steam well, with the exception of steaming, it can be cooked with different methods i.e. boiling mashing roasting … Read more

How to Grow Ailsa Craig Tomatoes

Ailsa Craig Tomato History

The roots of this common tomato variety remain largely a mystery, although it is believed to have been first introduced in 1908. A popular Scottish tomato breed by Mr. Alan Balch in Inverness, Ailsa Craig tomatoes get their name from a Scottish Island, Ailsa Craig, which is a uniquely shaped island rock. The Ailsa Craig … Read more

How to Grow Black Russian Tomatoes

How to Grow Black Russian Tomatoes

Black Russian tomatoes originate from Russia, but little more is known about their parentage. Black Russian is an heirloom tomato that grows in colours ranging from purple to black-skinned. It is medium sized and has a rich tomato taste. Good fruiting and compact vines. It grows better in colder climates taking about 3- 4 months … Read more

How do you Grow Carrots Successfully?

How do you Grow Carrots Successfully?

Carrots grown in raised beds and containers develop far better than others that are grown in open soil. This is because, with containers, you get crumbly compost which is a more ideal cultivation medium for carrots. Growing your carrots in raised beds and containers makes it so you can have the container packed without affecting … Read more

Perennial Vegetables, How to Grow Them

How To Grow Perennial Vegetables

It is not uncommon for gardeners to grow annual vegetables such as cucumbers, tomatoes and the likes. However, we have a variety of perennial vegetables we can grow that’ll provide us with several benefits, including the harvest of edible parts. These vegetable plants of this variety can be quite beneficial so you should at least … Read more

Grow Your Own Lettuce In Your Garden

Growing Lettuce In Your Garden

Lettuce is a well-known salad ingredient which you can easily grow in your garden at home and harvest around spring or autumn. Growing lettuce is fast so, within two months, you’ll be harvesting full heads. If you enjoy eating salads, you’ll save yourself the cost of purchasing lettuce at the grocery store by growing your … Read more