What Size Pot to Get a Grape Tomato?


Though it’s a relative newcomer on supermarket create shelves, grape tomatoes (Solanum lycopersicum) have been in existence for quite a while, with several heirloom varieties available. The oval fruits can be red, yellow or green….

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Are Evergreen Huckleberries Edible?


Closely related to lemons, evergreen huckleberries (Vaccinium ovatum) are western North American indigenous plants which grow wild from Alaska to California. The shrubs produce sweet, edible berries which are high in nutritional value for wildlife…

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Facts About Blackberry Bushes


Blackberries (Rubus) are a part of a large plant family also called brambles. As with raspberries, black raspberries and dewberries, the name derives from the growing custom of the wild plant, which produces long, trailing,…

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How to Identify Squash & Melon Plants


Squash and melons belong to the cucurbit family (Cucurbitaceae), which also includes cucumbers and gourds. Members of this family are divided into groups and have a tendency to hybridize easily one of other members of…

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