Green pea, a veggie plant from the Fabaceae family, definitely gets a lot of love for its round, smooth (and sometimes wrinkled) peas. Typically, it’s eaten cooked, and they’re delicious – but there’s lots more to know about them!
Even though winter might seem like a waste of time for your permaculture vegetable garden, many tasks still need tending to. Most of all, this quiet, dormant time is the perfect opportunity to prep your garden for the vibrant spring season that’s just around the corner.
You’ll simply adore biting into the organic vegetables you’ve grown yourself – all the more because it won’t have cost you any heavy garden work at all! Preparing an organic square-foot vegetable patch is your key to this dream situation.
A rototiller is a very useful when starting a vegetable patch or lawn, and it also helps for tilling the soil, hoeing and cultivating or removing weeds. Whether the surface is large or small, a mini tiller or a rototiller will greatly ease any garden work
Limestone soil is clearly gets a lot of hate by gardeners. Rocky, chalky, dry, and poor, cultivating anything in such harsh conditions is indeed far from seeming easy at first glance. However, thanks to small adjustments, you will be able to enjoy a productive vegetable garden, even in alkaline soil.
Whether for vegetables or certain flower species, direct sowing or sowing in the plot is very easy. It takes place in spring, after the last frost has passed. It’s also practiced during summer for the planting of most fall and winter vegetables.
Gardeners face each other off with pitchforks when it comes to this question… It’s a topic that’s almost as controversial as that other big tomato question: is a fruit or a vegetable? Discover both options regarding sucker removal here, the pros of each and our tips to make the choice that’s right for you.
Root parsley is a great veggie & herb: both root and leaves are edible! Parsley root key facts: Name: Petroselinum crispum var tuberosum Common: Hamburg or root parsley Family: Apiaceae Type: root vegetable, biennial herb (but grown as an annual) Height: 4 to 20 inches (10 to 50 cm) Planting distance: every 6 inches (15 cm) Exposure: full sun, eventually part […]
Who hasn’t yet dreamed of sowing a plant to see it sprout in their garden, admiring the magic of a seed bursting forth and growing to become an entire plant? There is nothing that a gardener enjoys more than the pleasure of watching a seedling grow. This growing technique is actually very easy, and is […]
Perennial leek sprouts anew from its bulbs year after year. Perennial leek key facts: Botanical name – Allium polyanthum Common names – Wild leek, perennial leek, many-flowered garlic Family – Alliaceae Type – Perennial vegetable Height – 1 foot (30cm) Exposure – Sun to part shade Soil – any type, cool but well-draining Planting distance […]
Truth be said, tomato plants reign as kings in every vegetable patch, be it in the ground or on a balcony or terrace. Never does one get bored with that tasty, juicy flesh. Notwithstanding this aura, sometimes they play hard-to-get and at times even require full-time care.
The Honey Moon tomato is a hybrid that resists mildew. Perfect for beginners! Key Honey Moon tomato facts: Name – Solanum lycopersicum Common name: Honey Moon tomato Family – Solenaceae Type – fruit vegetable