Vegetable Origins

Vegetable Origins Africa Asia Central and S. America Europe /Asia Europe Jamaica North America New Zeland Watermelon Okra Broad bean Cress Lettuce Muskmelon Onion Pea Radish Rhubarb Spinach Cucumber Endive Bush Bean Cucumber Kidney Bean Flint Corn Eggplant Potato Scarlet Runner Bean Sweet Potato Tomato Winter squash Pumpkin Pepper Asparagus Chinese cabbage Water Cress Dandelion Horseradish Cauliflower Carrot Beet Pole […]

Kitchen Garden Plans and Gardening Tips

Kitchen Gardening Tips and Plans By Cindy Martin of The Tasteful Garden Vegetable or herb gardening has become much more popular in the United States in the past 10 years.The focus has been on growing more flavorful, nutritious, and fresher produce than can be found in the local grocery store.Television cooking shows make our mouths water with fresh herbs, garden […]

Peppers

  Peppers – Here is a complete listing of peppers to support your gardening/eating needs. Sweet Bell Hybrids: Green-RedOrnamentalHot HybridsPeppers: Hot OPPeppers: SweetBell Hybrids: Other ColorsPeppers: Sweet Bell: OPPeppers: Misc. Sweet Types ShapeA= Pasilla: Pod length is 6-12″ long and 1-2″ wide. Fruit color is dark green, turning brown at maturity. Usually dried before use in moles and salsas. B= […]

Peppers: Sweet Bell Hybrids: Green-Red

Peppers: Sweet Bell Hybrids: Green-Red   Variety Days Flesh Shape Disease Features Acapulco 68 Thick D TMV, PVY, TEV, BlsT A Vilmorin pepper suited for those tough conditions (short days, cold). Has a very vigorous plant, early, with very heavy thick walled fruit Bell Boy 71 Thick E, 3-4 lobe TMV AAS winner. Large fruited fresh market or garden. Bell […]

Peppers : Ornamental

Peppers : Ornamental Peppers : Ornamental               Variety Days Flesh Color Type Scoville Rating Use Features Floral Gem 65 Med Thick Orange-Red D – 0 Wax 1000 to 4000 Ornamental-Processing Early, highly ornamental with orange-red fruit. Pickled in the green state as Torrido peppers. Marbles 65 Thin Creme Yellow-Red Marble   Ornamental A unique […]

Peppers: Hot Hybrids

Peppers: Hot Hybrids Peppers: Hot Hybrids                 Variety Days Flesh Color Type Scovill Rating at Maturity Use Disease Features Ancho Ranchero 70 Medium Dark Green Ancho 1000 Fresh Market   Has a tall sturdy plant, very large fruit, somewhat lighter fruit, than OP Ancho. High yields. Ancho Vila 80 Medium Dark Green Ancho […]

Potato – Guide to plant and grow this vegetable

Potato – Guide to plant and grow this vegetable   POTATO: MOST USEFUL OF VEGETABLESA Guide to Its Culture as a Garden Crop The Potato is widely cultivated in temperate regions, and its stem tubers, which grow under­ground, are a popular food. The plant comes from South America where it was highly valued by the Indians. Its botanical name is […]

How to replenish your soil for this years vegetable crop.

How to replenish your soil for this years vegetable crop. The vegetable man, want to plant pumpkins in a small garden plow 25 ft wide and 25 ft long. This means he has a 25ft X 25ft=625 sq ft to fertilize. The vegetable man now called the pumpkin man check the chart and from previous experience of natural losses , […]

The Vegetable Guide – Broccoli

How to grow Broccoli About this Plant… Family: -BrassicaGenus, species: -oleracea var. botyris   Introduction It is believed that braccoli was known to the Romans at the time of Pliny, but references to this vegetable group it with cauliflower. The first notice of broccoli as such was make in 1724 by an English writer who called it “sprout colliclower or […]

Growing Carrots

Growing Carrots About this Plant… Family: -UmbelliferaeGenus, species: -Daucus carota var. sativus   Introduction Carrots are normally bright orange-red in color, and there are a number of different types and shapes. New varietes are have been introduced over recent years to remove the woody yellow cores from carrot roots and this explains the terms ‘red cored’ and ‘red cored improved’ […]