Peppy is the word… for in addition to its enthusiastic growth, the edible seeds have a peppery taste! Uses in the garden and how to plant and grow them.

Aphids, how to get rid of them?

Aphids are fearsome insects that attack leaves and feed on plant sap. There are natural ways to treat against them. Leaves curl up and become sticky.

Mashua, the tuber nasturtium

Mashua is a nasturtium root crop selected by ancient Incas. Key mashua facts Name: Tropaeolum tuberosum Common: mashua, tuber nasturtium Family: Tropaeolaceae, tuber veggie Height: 6 to 10 feet (2 to 3 m) Exposure: sun, part shade eventually Planting distance: 20 inches (50 cm) Soil: light, humiferous, well-draining  –  Planting: spring’s end –  Harvest: fall […]
Mashua harvest

Grow flowers for food!

Certain flowers are both ornamental and edible. Feel free to try them out, a feast for eyes and taste buds alike!
Edible plants

Direct sowing, sowing plants directly in the ground

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.
Direct sowing

Annual flower sowing, growing & care, 2-minute video

Annual flowers bring joy as one can follow every step of their life cycle. Learn when to plant them, how to care and water them, and follow your annual flowers up until they bring about seeds for yet another circle of life. Examples of annual flowers are nasturtium, cosmos and sweet alyssum, among many, many […]
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