How to plant onions

The onion, with the scientific name Allium cepa , is a highly valued vegetable throughout the world as a cooking ingredient, since its bulb has an intense flavor that makes it a great dressing in a huge number of dishes and sauces. It is also highly valued in medicine due to the great properties it has for our …

8 types of melons

The Cucumis melo , melon commonly called, is a herbaceous whose fruit is popular worldwide for its sweet taste and juicy texture. However, there are a large number of varieties or types of melons . For example, most melons can be classified into whether they are winter or summer. While the latter are highly aromatic and spoil quickly, the former have smoother …

Pitaya: how to plant and grow

The pitaya, pitahaya or dragon fruit , is a fruit of the Cactaceae family that has become very popular in recent years for food consumption. There are several varieties of pitahaya: Hylocereus megalanthus , Hylocereus undatus , Hylocereus costaricensis , Hylocereus polyrhizus , Hylocereus monacanthus , Hylocereus triangularis , etc. Its fruit is of a striking pink or yellow color, with white, yellow or pink pulp and, although the plant has …