Curry Leaf – Murraya Koenigii

Curry Leaf – Murraya Koenigii

The curry leaf plant is a subtropical, evergreen shrub with leaves that look like tiny palm fronds. This plant is completely different from the curry plant, Helichrysum italicum, a Mediterranean herb with tiny, silver looking leaves. While the curry leaf tree...
Watermelon Agua Fresca

Watermelon Agua Fresca

Watermelon Agua Fresca 2014-05-30 20:24:31 Save Recipe Print Ingredients 1 ripe red seedless watermelon, about 12 pounds 4 limes, juiced 3/4 cup sugar 1 cup fresh mint leaves, crushed, plus sprigs for garnish 4 cups sparkling water 3 limes, thinly sliced 2 quarts ice...
Types of Tomatoes – Solanum Lycopersicum

Types of Tomatoes – Solanum Lycopersicum

Tomatoes are a favorite garden vegetable to plant due to their easy-to-grow nature and literal rainbow of colors sizes available. Tomatoes are available in two different growing patterns: determinate and indeterminate. Determinate tomatoes produce flowers and fruit in...

Parsley – Petroselinum Crispum

Native to Lebanon to Sardinia, parsley is a biennial plant that is typically grown as an annual. This herb is available in two leaf styles: flat leaf or curly leaf. The flat leaf variety (also called ‘Italian parsley) has a more pronounced flavor while the curly...
Banana – Musa Species Musaceae

Banana – Musa Species Musaceae

Bananas are fast growing, herbaceous plants with a rhizome-like stem and a stalk pseudostem formed by upright concentric layers of leaf sheaths which form the trunk. The true stem starts out as an underground corm which grows upward pushing out through the center of...
Tarantula – Theraphosidae Family

Tarantula – Theraphosidae Family

The tarantula is a spider belonging to the Theraphosidae family. It is an invertebrateĀ havingĀ an exoskeleton with two main parts: prosoma and opisthosoma. Depending on the species, tarantulas can be as small as an inch to as big as 4 inches with a leg span of over a...