• Vermicompost is the product or process of composting utilizing various species of worms. • These worms are usually red wigglers, white worms, and earthworms. • They are used to create a heterogeneous mixture of decomposing vegetable or food waste, bedding materials, and vermicast. • Vermicast, similarly known as worm castings, worm humus or worm [...]
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Shishito pepper is a sweet, Japanese variety that belongs to the species Capsicum annuum.
Overview • The pepper is small and thin. • It turns from green to red upon ripening. • It is usually harvested while green. • The name refers to the tip of the [...]
Crimson clover is a wonderfully versatile plant. Crimson clover is an annual legume with short spikes of deep red or mauve flowers. It can be used as a shade-tolerant flower in a garden to attract beneficial insects, or it can be sown away from a garden to lure rabbits away from plants. Crimson clover is [...]
Epazote is a rather ordinary and weedy looking herb that is not well known, but it’s definitely worth growing a plant or two in the kitchen garden. This herb is easy to cultivate and can be found growing wild in many parts of the United States and Mexico. It also goes by the names of [...]