Month: September 2022

Grow hops and enjoy craft beer

Today the production of craft beer is fashionable and that is why we talk about hop, One main beer ingredients. Few know that this plant hides great virtues: in ancient Rome it was used to alleviate digestive disorders while in China it was used to cure tuberculosis and leprosy. Originally from eastern Europe, today it is widely […]

What is the four-year rotation?

Have you heard of the four-year rotation? This system, also known as the Norfolk System because it is there, in Norfolk (England), where its creator put it into practice a few years ago, specifically, between 1730 and 1740. To this day it is still used; Not surprisingly, it is a very interesting method that allows us […]

Radish

El radish It is the root of a horticultural plant that grows very well both in the garden and in pots, as long as the latter are wide and above all deep. But What are your needs? What do you have to take into account to get at least decent harvest Origin and characteristics Image – Wikimedia / Prenn […]

What are turnip greens?

Typical foods are essential to get into the atmosphere. Nothing like a traditional food to evoke all the charm of a specific time of year or celebration. In Galicia it is usually given to the neighbors in the winter months and especially in the carnival season a bunch of turnip greens, being the pork shoulder with turnip greens […]

Citron squash 

Cucurbits are fruits very widespread throughout the world and there are many varieties. You will find the pumpkin, watermelon, cucumbers and melons, all belonging to this family of creepers whose fruits are characterized by having abundant water, potassium, beta-carotene and micro vitamins. Once winter is beginning to wind down it is time to plan planting for […]

Passion fruit

La passion fruit It is a very useful tropical-looking climber: it produces beautiful flowers and its fruits are also edible. The growth rate is fast, so having it covering, for example, a pergola is a very interesting option 😉. But How to have it well cared for? If you are wondering this, it is because you have probably just […]

White truffle

There are little whims and delicacies that we have from time to time and then there is the white truffle. It is probably one of the most expensive delicacies in the world. Its scientific name is Tuber magnamatum Peak and it is also known by the name of tartufo bianco. It is considered one of the most […]

Beans

Today we are going to talk about a legume species that is well known and cultivated throughout the world. It is about the beans or beans. The scientific name is Phaseolus and it has other common names like beans, beans, and beans. It belongs to the legume family and comes from America. It is quite widespread throughout […]

Blue corn

Have you heard of blue corn? In Latin America it is quite common, but in the rest of the world… it is very difficult to find it. Despite that, its cultivation is very simple; not in vain, they are produced by the same species zea mays. This is a very fast growing herb that loves the sun […]

Chinese potato

There are many types of vegetables, and one of the most curious is known as the Chinese potato. It is produced by a plant in the pumpkin family, and it is very easy to grow. In addition, it has a mild flavor, very easy to eat as the pulp is generally soft. Do you want […]

How to plant carrots?

Are you wondering how to grow carrots? The truth is that they are one of the most interesting and easy to grow root vegetables, as long as you have land to plant them … or failing that, a very deep pot (and whoever says a pot says a recycled cube, a container made from old tires, or […]

Joint garlic

These plants have been part of human culture for centuries. These are within the family of Amaryllidaceae y has 1250 species scattered throughout the world. Garlic, onion, chives or chives, garlic joint (whose scientific name is Allium neapolitanum) and hundreds of other varieties with the characteristic smell and the particular flavor, used in many of the culinary dishes typical of […]

Brussels sprouts

Considered one of the most popular and nutritious side dishes around, Brussels sprouts They are a vegetable belonging to the family of the most striking crucifers and nutritious that you can taste. These small and characteristic cabbages are part of multiple recipes as a side or ingredient that make any meal unique. Table of Contents Properties The […]

What are tropical fruits?

Who has never dreamed of being in a jungle tasting the best tropical fruits that nature gives them? Although it is true that it is becoming easier to find them in supermarkets around the world, it is no less true that it is interesting to know which plants produce them and what is their real hardiness to, […]

White strawberry

The white strawberry known as white soul or pineberry is a small white berry with green leaves and red achenes of strong aroma and flavor similar to pineapple, especially when it is mature, being very resistant to diseases. This strawberry is the product of the cross between two species of American strawberry, the Fragaria chiloensis and Fragaria virginiana,  accidentally born […]

What are the characteristics and cultivation of the robin tomato?

Although at first glance they all seem very similar, depending on the variety and / or cultivar, tomato plants produce fruits with characteristics that make them unique. What’s more, if you want to grow one with an exquisite flavor and very productive, I would definitely recommend the robin tomato. As if that were not enough, it […]

When and how to plant cocoa beans?

How are cocoa beans sown? Well, it’s very easy, since with a pot and a good substrate, without forgetting of course a watering can with water, we can get some specimens of this tree. But if we want someone to reach adulthood … things get complicated. So to have a chance of success, I recommend you keep […]

Veneers

Have you ever wanted to try little known legumes? It is often thought that what is easy to grow is what you see in nurseries, and they are not lacking (in most cases), but the truth is that there are many plants that can pleasantly surprise us. One of them is what is known, among […]

Romaine lettuce

La Romaine lettuce It is one of the most cultivated herbaceous plants in orchards and flowerpots. Its maintenance is very simple, since it does not need much to grow well and produce healthy leaves… and delicious 😉. So if you want to know everything about her and her needs, don’t stop reading. Table of Contents Origin and characteristics […]

Brassicaceae

Agriculture is a science that requires specific knowledge of each species of plants to be planted. All those who have ventured into this wonderful world, whether from an industrial point of view, as a hobby or in a garden, know that they must do so with absolute seriousness and knowledge in order to see the expected […]

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