Category: Vegetables

Eggplant

Planting Eggplant (Solanum melongena) is a warm-season vegetable that grows best when temperatures are between 70 to 85 °F. It generally has a long growing season and grows very slowly during cool...

Collards

Planting Collards (Brassica oleracea, Acephala Group) are cool-season plants that should be grown in early spring or fall. They grow best at temperatures of 60 to 65 °F. Like many other cool-season...

Broccoli

Planting Broccoli (Brassica oleracea, Italica Group) is a cool-season vegetable that prefers average temperatures of 65 to 75 F for best growth. Cole crops will “bolt” or produce a...

Chinese Vegetables

Chinese vegetables include Chinese cabbage, bok choy, mustard greens, winter radish, snow peas, yard-long beans, and varieties of melons, eggplant and cucumbers, among others. These vegetables are...

Camas de Siembra

Si usted quiere construir un huerto e su terreno, pero su terreno tiene muchas inclinaciones o un mal drenaje, usted puede solucionar ese problema al levantar camas de cultivo. Usted puede construir...

Starting Seeds Indoors

If a gardener has plenty of time and space available, vegetables may be started indoors from seed and then transplanted to the garden. Growing transplants from seed gives the gardener a greater...

Fertilizing Vegetables

The best approach to fertilizing a garden is to follow the soil test recommendation. Spread lime and other fertilizer (evenly and uniformly) over the entire garden area. Gardeners who prefer to add...

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