Heirloom Golden Treasure Sweet Pepper

Heirloom Golden Treasure Sweet Pepper

The Golden Treasure pepper is an heirloom variety that is great for grilling, eating fresh, and for slicing in salads. Growing Golden Treasure Peppers If starting by seed, start them 8 weeks before your last frost. Like all peppers, they like warmth. Fill each starter...
Sunflower: Helianthus Annuus

Sunflower: Helianthus Annuus

Sunflowers, native to North America, come in giant or small varieties. The scientific name, Helianthus, comes from the Greek word meaning “sun,” and have the repuation for following it during the day. It is a crop vegetable, grown...
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...
Beets and Swiss Chard – Beta Vulgaris

Beets and Swiss Chard – Beta Vulgaris

Beets are best known for their deep, rich color, and the magical ability to stain whatever they come into contact. And while red is the color beets are most famous for, they also come in white, yellow, and variegated colors. Cultivated beets, Beta vulgaris, come from...
Water Chestnuts – Eleocharis Dulcis

Water Chestnuts – Eleocharis Dulcis

The water chestnuts are those slightly sweet and very crunchy additions to many Chinese dishes. While they are native to China, they are also used in other countries such as Vietnam, Thailand, India, and the Philippines. Water chestnuts are not actually a nut. They...