Truly unexpected as a garden plant, ornamental tobacco used to be illegal. Ornamental tobacco, key facts Name – Nicotiana Family – Solanaceae (nightshade) Type – perennial Height: 20 to 60 inches (50 to 150 cm) Exposure: full sun, part sun, shade Soil: ordinary – Flowering: summer to early fall Today, most governments recognize that this […]
Just like humans, vegetables also have friends and foes. Some families stimulate or protect each other. Other families tire each other out and make each other vulnerable. Companion planting is the art of pairing them well!
A rarer form of Physalis, tomatillo is a late summer vegetable that is easy to grow since the plant resists disease well. Tomatillo fruits are usually cooked and help soften the spice in many Central American recipes. Top tomatillo facts