Why Is My Raw Potato Black Inside and 3 Ways to Prevent It

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Cutting into your potato and finding dark-colored areas inside of it can be a cause for alarm. People get food poisoning all the time, and it’s much better to be safe than sorry when it comes to your health.  These black areas in the potato can cause you to question if you should throw away … Read more Why Is My Raw Potato Black Inside and 3 Ways to Prevent It

Hydroponic Spinach How to Grow Abundant Quality Spinach Hydroponically

Nutrient pH 5.5-6.6 EC – 1.8-2.3 PPM 1260-1610 Spinach is a cool weather crop that lends itself well to the hydroponic realm only when properly cared for. It does not perform as well in higher temperatures Hydroponic Spinach Temperatures Maximum Temp 75° Fahrenheit Optimal Day Cycle Temps 65 – 70° Fahrenheit Optimal Night Cycle Temps … Read more Hydroponic Spinach How to Grow Abundant Quality Spinach Hydroponically

3 Methods for Preserving Onions: Canning, Freezing, and Dehydrating

You’ve been toiling in the garden all year now the harvest is in. What you have is an abundance of onions. If you have more onions than you can eat in a few sittings, you’ll want to preserve them. Here we will share 3 common methods for preserving onions: freezing, canning, and dehydrating. 3 Ways … Read more 3 Methods for Preserving Onions: Canning, Freezing, and Dehydrating

Asparagus Companion Planting: 9 Compatible Plants for Asparagus

Companion Planting is the placement of various crops in close physical proximity to one another so as to symbiotically compliment each others health, vigor, growth and the flavor of their produce. It also naturally involves separating plants whose development is antagonistic to each other. Herbs such as parsley, basil, coriander and Dill. Flowers such as Aster family flowers, Marigolds, … Read more Asparagus Companion Planting: 9 Compatible Plants for Asparagus

Stop Tomato Blight with Copper Wire – Doe’s it Really Work?

Gardeners have lots of tips to improve their harvests, many sound absurd and border on quackery, many sounds absurd and actually work. Early blight is a disease that afflicts tomatoes, potatoes, and some related crops, it strikes early in the growing season, which is why it is sometimes called “early blight”, technically it is Alternaria … Read more Stop Tomato Blight with Copper Wire – Doe’s it Really Work?

What are Sikkim Cucumbers. How to Grow Sikkim Cucumbers

Sikkim cucumbers resemble their cousins, the cantaloupes. They have a webbed skin similar to cantaloupe that is an orange-red color, a tad darker than cantaloupe. It doesn’t taste anything like cantaloupe however, it tastes like a cucumber but slightly sweeter. The foliage is about twice the size of normal cucumbers, as are the flowers. This … Read more What are Sikkim Cucumbers. How to Grow Sikkim Cucumbers