Bean varieties offer you options for your garden. Beans are available in two main types: shell beans and snap beans. Shell beans offer protein-rich seeds while snap beans are grown for their pods.
Guides to understanding a variety of species of vegetables and their seeds.
So, what exactly is a legume? Legumes are defined as the long seedpod, or edible portion, of a leguminous plant. Included in the legume family are nuts, peas, lentils, and beans. Beans are the most common variety of legumes and include black beans, soybeans, garbanzo beans, kidney beans, and lima beans. They are high in protein and carbohydrates, but low in fat, and foodies appreciate them for their healthy but filling servings.
‘Tis the season for collections of beautiful pumpkins, squash, and gourds surrounded by overstuffed hay bales and tall corn stalks. Did you know that growing your own gourds is as easy as growing your own tomatoes? We’re here to walk you through the simple process of growing your own and you’ll have them in time to showcase them for fall!
Over 7,00 varieties of tomatoes exist and have been divided into a handful of categories based mostly on shape, size, and purpose. We explore a small sample to help you determine the best tomatoes for your zone and needs.
The uses of plants for medicinal reasons predate written history and have been used for a variety of reasons.
Plants have always been used to provide food and to add flavor to our foods. Many people grow herbs through the summer months, but shy away from continuing herb gardening through winter months. With the use of planters and containers, indoor herb growing is an easy task and will fill your home with a delicious aroma!
Eggplants are plump, often purple, veggies are believed to have originated in India and are known for their meaty texture. They are used throughout the world in various dishes from China, to Middle East, Asia and Africa.
Herbs are easy to grow, indoors and out, winter and summer, for decoration, aroma or for cooking. The biggest problem you may face in…