What Types of Vegetables Are There?

Types of vegetables Vegetables, in all their varieties, can be categorized into these biological families... Leafy green – lettuce, spinach and silverbeetCruciferous – cabbage, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts and broccoliMarrow – pumpkin, cucumber and zucchiniRoot – potato, sweet potato and yamEdible plant stem – celery and asparagusAllium – onion, garlic and shallot.

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Learn About Different Types Of Broccoli

Exploring different varieties of vegetables is an exciting way to extend the growing season. Different cultivars, each with different days to maturity, can easily prolong the harvest period of certain crops. This is especially true when it comes to planting cool season crops that are able to thrive when frost is a threat in the garden. Experimenting with different types of broccoli, for example, is just one way to make the most of your growing space throughout the year. Broccoli Plant Types It is no doubt that seasoned gardeners know the joy of early…

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Tomato Diseases: How To Fight Southern Blight

by Matt Gibson About Southern Blight Tomatoes plants do really well in warm temperatures, and with a helping hand of regular irrigation and fertilization, they are prepared to produce an excellent harvest of big, juicy fruit. When warm rains follow hot, dry spells, a villainous fungus called sclerotium rolfsii, or southern blight, emerges from its hiding spot in the soil to attack your crop unmercilessly. Southern blight is not a slow moving disease. Once it has taken hold in your garden, the poor plants that are in its path don’t stand a chance. Beware, southern blight can easily wipe out…

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