Common Pepper Plant Diseases and Treatments

Fungus related diseases are the most common in Pepper plants. Plants generally display discoloration, spots, and poor growth. Pepper leaves may yellow and drop off. Many of these diseases of pepper plants can be prevented by: Planting disease-resistant varieties Rotating vegetable crops every other year Implementing proper watering and cultivation techniques. Keeping the area free of … Read more Common Pepper Plant Diseases and Treatments

Red Hmong Cucumber Plant Profile: Rare Organic Heirloom Cucumber

Red Hmong is an Asian Heirloom cucumber that can be grown in all but the coldest regions of North America. Red Hmong or Hmong Red cucumbers originated in southeast Asia among the Hmong people of Vietnam, Cambodia, Burma, and Laos. The cucumbers are initially a pale green and morph to a golden orange as they … Read more Red Hmong Cucumber Plant Profile: Rare Organic Heirloom Cucumber

How to Grow Samphire AKA Sea Asparagus from Seeds

The British called this plant Glasswort and the French called it Samphire. The French name is the most commonly used today along with sea asparagus and sea pickle. There are two versions: Marsh samphire and Rock Samphire. Rock Samphire is fairly rare and not easy to find. Marsh samphire, the most common, grows wild along … Read more How to Grow Samphire AKA Sea Asparagus from Seeds

Find These 6 Types of Pumpkins in South Africa

Pumpkins are an edible and decorative fruit that’s a staple of South African agriculture. There are various types of pumpkin in South Africa, ranging from mild to sweet, small to large, and short to long-term storage qualities. According to a study run by Indexbox, pumpkin consumption in South Africa has been increasing and is expected … Read more Find These 6 Types of Pumpkins in South Africa

Bonsai Coffee Trees

Bonsai, in English, is an all encompassing term used to describe miniature trees grown in containers or pots. Although the original Japanese definition was slightly different from modern interpretations, the sum and substance remaining is a potted tree trained to grow in a miniaturized fashion. To start your own Bonsai is relatively simple, to maintain … Read more Bonsai Coffee Trees