Discovering the Countless Cucumber Varieties

If you think cucumbers are just long, green vegetables with a bland, watery taste, then you've been missing out. Long or round, green, yellow and even white, seedless and sweet - there's...

What Is Garland Chrysanthemum (Tung Ho) and How to Grow It?

Edible garland chrysanthemum, also called Shingiku (春菊) in Japan, Tung Ho in Cantonese and Choy Suy Green in old Chinatown, is an annual leafy plant from the daisy family. Healthy and delicious,...

Baby Corn Growing Guide: Top Tips for a Delicious Harvest

Baby corn, also known as tiny corn, young corn, small corn, or cornlets, adds a splash of color and a crunchy bite to any great stir-fry. It can be challenging to find...

Angled Luffa: How to Grow Your Own Sponges at Home

Angled luffa, also known as Luffa acutangula in Latin, is a superb plant to grow at home. It takes a bit of effort, but it's well worth it! Not only does it...

Asian Eggplant: Top Varieties & Growing Guide

If you're looking to add some diversity to both your garden and your cooking, Asian eggplants are a fantastic choice. Available in numerous shapes, sizes, and flavors, they're fun to grow and...

Can You Plant a Whole Strawberry or Not?

If you’re wondering can you plant a whole strawberry, give it the right soil fertilizers, and harvest fresh berries in a few months, the answer is no. You can grow strawberry plants...

How to Grow Japanese Squash At Home | Care and Growing Tips

Japanese squash, also known as Kabocha, kabocha squash, and Japanese pumpkin, makes a superb addition to any garden and plate! To grow it at home, it's worth knowing a few tips and...

Chinese Kale (Gai Lan): Growing and Cooking Authentic Flavors

Chinese kale, also called Kailaan, Gai Lan or Chinese broccoli, is a staple ingredient in Chinese cuisine. In this guide, our expert gardeners will show how to plant gai lan and show...

Bitter Melon | How to Grow Momordica Charantia: Expert Tips and Advice

Momordica charantia, also called bitter melon, bitter apple, bitter gourd, bitter squash or balsam-pear, is a delicious and healthy addition to any garden and kitchen. But what exactly is it, and how...

Snake Gourd Growing Guide: What It Is and Why You Should Plant It

Snake gourd, also known as snake squash or serpent gourd, is a type of gourd grown for its elongated, edible fruit. Besides being a tasty and healthy treat, it has a unique...

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