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When to harvest cucumber

When to Harvest Cucumber? Freshness Guaranteed!

It may be surprising for some people that cucumber is not a vegetable but a fruit. This refreshing green snack can always be a treat to eat for those who like veggies. In fact, you can even eat it raw and still enjoy it. The freshness and crispiness coupled with high water content and low calories makes it even better to satiate hunger any time. Cucumbers provide ample hydration and also a great dose of healthy minerals like copper,

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How to harvest fennel

Do you know when to Harvest Fennel? The best advice

Fennel is a bulbous vegetable that belongs to the carrot family. A popular favorite in Mediterranean cuisines, fennel is very versatile. It is actually a herb, spice, and a vegetable- all in one. Its bulbous base is often consumed as a vegetable. Whereas its seeds are dried into spices and its leaves are used as herbs. This makes fennel the ultimate plant for your garden. Many people compare fennel’s flavor to that of anise or

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When to harvest corn

When to Harvest Corn for the best flavor

One of the simple joys in life is taking a big bite of fresh, soft corn kernels. Boiled, or roasted over a cob, it’s always an utterly delicious and satisfying snack. To top it off, one can glaze them with butter or sprinkle some spices for some more fun. Fresh-picked corn tastes significantly better than the ones you get at the supermarket. Aside from that, garden grown, non-processed corn also has a great dose of

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When to harvest basil

When to Harvest Basil? Regularity is Key!

Is pasta ever really complete without sprinkling some basil on top? Basil, also known as great basil is a culinary herb that has a strong, sweet flavor. It comes in different varieties with different tastes. Sweet basil is peppery with a subtle mint taste, whereas Thai basil is more savory. Basil leaves are mostly used in cooking to boost flavor and aroma in food.  Basil has a number of healthy nutrients like vitamin A, C,

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When to harvest eggplant

When to Harvest Eggplant?

Eggplant, also known as an aubergine, is a part of the nightshade family of plants. This fruit has a unique flavor with a distinct richness to it when cooked. For this reason, eggplant is a very popular food choice and it can be incorporated into almost every recipe. In fact it has such a savory and meaty flavor and texture that many vegetarians love consuming eggplants as a great meat alternative. With high fiber content,

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When to Harvest Watermelons? Pick At the Right Time

Watermelons are a perfect summer treat to keep you hydrated; they are juicy, sweet, and full of nutrients. Sipping on fresh watermelon juice, or digging a bite into the soft fruity chunks- the flavor is exotic and unforgettably refreshing. There is no doubt why watermelon is often called the ‘iconic fruit of the summer.’ This huge, delightful fruit can be grown in your own garden, especially if you live in an area with a warm

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