Growing Broccoli

Growing Broccoli

Broccoli is a vegetable used in many cuisines throughout the world because of its deep color, rich flavor and versatility. Even for the home gardener, this member of the cabbage family is easy to grow and one of the few plants that will easily tolerate frosty temperatures. If you are looking for a green vegetable that can be grown in either the ground or large containers, you’ll want to add broccoli to your garden. Aside from its wide variety of culinary uses, it also provides major health benefits through a high content of vitamins, minerals and proven cancer fighting…

Growing Okra

Growing Okra

Although it is usually recognized as strictly a Southern vegetable, okra is quickly gaining popularity with Urban Gardeners to the North. This hardy plant is not only easy to grow, but also adds unique color to gardens with its beautiful hibiscus-like flowers and tall blue- gray stalks. If you can grow peppers and tomatoes, you will have no trouble at all growing okra. With just a little work, okra can provide a bountiful harvest of tasty seed pods that can be used in gumbo’s, soups and even battered and fried.

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