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Cyclanthera pedata - Achocha Plants / Climber Plants

Cyclanthera pedata - Achocha

Achocha (Ladys Slipper) | Vigorous climber producing small edible pods like okra. The small fruits have a tender, crunchy white flesh with a beany, cucumber flavor. Nice in salads or for stir fries. They can also be made into novelty pickles. Pick fruits young, when still green. …

Allium tuberosum - Garlic Chives Plants / Perennials

Allium tuberosum - Garlic Chives

Popular in 16th century European gardens for flavoring soups and salads, both the leaves and the 1.5 white flowers add spicy flavor to cooking and they have been known to be used in Chinese medicine for kidneys, lower back and knees. Direct seed in cool soil during early spring in permanent location …

Gardener's Guide to the Pepper Other / Books

Gardener's Guide to the Pepper

Gardeners Guide to the Pepper: A Guide Book for Planting, Growing and Harvesting Peppers (Gardeners Guide to Growing Your Vegetable Garden) (Volume 11) Growing peppers fresh in the garden creates a wonderful taste treat for the gardener. Green peppers or hot peppers are not hard to grow. Sweet peppers …

Aronia melanocarpa - black chokeberry Plants / Deciduous Trees

Aronia melanocarpa - black chokeberry

Recently, less known fruit trees and shrubs are becoming more and more popular mainly thanks to their original taste as well as positive impact on our health. Black chokeberry is one of them. It is in the same rosaceae family as the service tree and its fruit is similar, too. The lustrous fruits are …

Aronia melanocarpa 'Viking' - black chokeberry Plants / Deciduous Shrubs

Aronia melanocarpa 'Viking' - black chokeberry

Recently, less known fruit trees and shrubs are becoming more and more popular mainly thanks to their original taste as well as positive impact on our health. Black chokeberry is one of them. It is in the same rosaceae family as the service tree and its fruit is similar, too. The lustrous fruits are …

Aloysia triphylla - Lemon Verbena Plants / Perennials

Aloysia triphylla - Lemon Verbena

Lemon Verbena is a shrub that grows to a height of 2-4 feet in most of the US. In very hot climates it grows much taller. It has a woody trunk and branches with tender stems holding long pointed leaves. Small, pale mauve flowers are produced from summer to autumn. Leaves have a strong lemon fragrance …

Daylilies: facts & fiction Plants / Perennials

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In between the big spring tidying up and the hectic of autumn plantings there is a brief time in July when - exception granted for a few chores - the gardener has nothing to do but enjoy his flowers. No danger of cold snaps, incredible weather or other terrors. Moreover days are long and one can sit …