Category: Wine Cellars

14 Feb

Is Lady's Thumb Edible?

In regards to foraging for edibles, lady’s thumb (Polygonum persicaria) is one of the most easy to recognize plants, which makes it particularly suitable for the beginner gatherer. The thumbprint mark on the leaf of lady’s thumb is really the perfect way to differentiate it from plants similar in appearance. In the center of each […]
3 Feb

The finest Container Tomato Plants

Home gardeners may turn to container growing due to limited space, inferior quality soil, problems with certain insects or local climate conditions. Fortunately for tomato growers, America’s most common garden vegetable is well suited for containers due to the plant’s manageable size and higher yield. In particular, determinate, paste, dwarf and some cherry varieties are […]
25 Jan

Companion Plants for Squash & Cucumbers

Companion plants are the ones that benefit each other when planted in near proximity. They bring beneficial insects and store away pests, and they provide cultural advantages such as nutrients, shade and support to their garden pals. Cucurbits, including cucumbers and squash, are vegetables commonly found in home gardens, and they’re frequently planted with companion […]