Friday, March 31, 2006

The vegetable with root.
The carrot is a root vegetable, usually orange or white in color with a woody texture. The edible part of a carrot is a taproot. It is a biennial plant which grows a rosette of leaves in the spring and summer while building up the stout taproot, which stores large amounts of sugars for the plant to flower in the second year. The flowering stem grows to about 1 m tall, with umbels of white flowers .It
also has Phytochemicals which are a natural bioactive compound found in plant foods that work with nutrients and dietary fiber to protect our bodies against disease.

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Thursday, March 30, 2006


Ri c e
Rice is a dietary staple of more than half of the world's human population (most of Asia and Latin America), making it the most consumed cereal grain. Rice cultivation is well suited to countries and regions with decent labour costs and high rainfall, as it is very labour-intensive to cultivate and requires plenty of water for irrigation. However, it can be grown practically anywhere, even on steep hillsides. Rice is the world's third largest crop, behind maize (corn) and wheat. Although its species are native to South Asia and certain parts of Africa, centuries of trade and exportation has made it commonplace in many cultures.
Rice is cooked by boiling or steaming. It can be cooked in just enough water to cook it through, or it can be cooked in a large quantity of water which is drained before serving.

GRAPES
they are called seedless - do have seed traces (aborted seeds) which if
properly cultured can be grown into plants
Each bunch comes with nine Murano glass grapes, some clear, and some frosted. Use them as placecard holders, or simply to accent your tables. They will sparkle next to your wine glasses, adding glamour and beauty to your evening. A perfect favor for a wine country wedding or a corporate party. Each bunch measures approximately 4 inches long, Comes in seven elegant Grape leaves on vine.

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Corn
Sweet corn is a warm-season vegetable that can be grown easily in any garden with sufficient light, fertility, growing season and space. It is especially popular with home gardeners because it tastes appreciably better when it is harvested and eaten fresh from the garden. Successive plantings can yield continual harvests from early summer until frost if the weather cooperates.
Maize is widely cultivated throughout the world, and a greater weight of maize is produced each year than any other grain
Human consumption of corn and corn meal constitutes a staple food in many regions of the world. Corn meal is made into a thick porridge in many culturesTechnorati tags:











Mango An Anual Fruit.
Harvesting takes place when fruits are "mature green" to enable them to travel long distances without spoiling. If you are a regular consumer of mangoes, you've probably encountered a few that never seemed to ripen properly. These were simply picked too soon.
To set fruit and produce a successful crop, the trees require tropical areas with defined seasons and a hot dry period typical of India and Southeast Asia where there are monsoon seasons followed by dry seasons. Before the fruit is formed, the trees blossom with tiny, delicate pinkish white flowers. Clusters of mangoes grow from long stems attached to the main branches with each tree producing an average of 100 fruits each yearTechnorati tags:









Thursday, March 16, 2006

Banana.


All parts of the banana plant have medicinal applications: the flowers in bronchitis and dysentery and on ulcers; cooked flowers are given to diabetics; the astringent plant sap in cases of hysteria, epilepsy, leprosy, fevers, hemorrhages, acute dysentery and diarrhea, and it is applied on hemorrhoids, insect and other stings and bites; young leaves are placed as poultices on burns and other skin afflictions; the astringent ashes of the unripe peel and of the leaves are taken in dysentery and diarrhea and used for treating malignant ulcers; the roots are administered in digestive disorders, dysentery and other ailments; banana seed mucilage is given in cases of catarrh and diarrhea in India

Wednesday, March 15, 2006


There are few things more rewarding than biting into fresh, ripe fruits or vegetables that came out of your own garden. Setting aside a small bit of earth in your yard and devote it to the growing of a first class vegetable garden. This activity is something the entire family can enjoy and vegetable gardening is an excellent stress relieving activity and perfect for individuals of all ages. Vegetable gardening allows individuals to spend time outdoors and enjoy the wonders of nature. Regardless of your lifestyle, your yard size, your age, or your interests, growing your own fruits and vegetables is an excellent endeavor for everyone
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Tuesday, March 14, 2006

Installing A Lily

Lily ponds are very popular. They are a nice place to sit and reflect, especially if there is a water fall or raceway. Nothing helps one settle down and think like a gentle waterfall. You can alreNow for a harsh bit of reality: installing a lily Pond is a lot of work. Make sure you have plenty of help lined up to excavate your dream pond or you will get lots of what is called "character building" exercise.
When planning your lily pond make sure you set aside about $250 to get things rolling. Expensive fish aren't necessary immediately but the liner and pump are. It's a good idea to put the plants in about a week before you put any fish into the pond. ady hear the gurgle of the water.
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Friday, March 10, 2006




Newly built home can be frighteningly stark without the greenery. The one that has some spots of flowers or lavish plant surrounding it, originally has the entire soil surround it blank, a person of style who is conscious of his personality and air around the house is bound to nitice the impact landscaping will have in the entire building.
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Thursday, March 09, 2006

A True Gardener


I think the true gardener is a lover of his flowers, not a critic of them. I think the true gardener is the reverent servant of Nature, not her truculent, wife-beating master. I think the true gardener, the older he grows, should more and more develop a humble, grateful and uncertain spirit.
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Wednesday, March 08, 2006


These green, weedy plants are native to Europe and Asia, but now grow practically anywhere in the world where there is sufficient water. Plantain should not be confused with the banana-like vegetable of the same name. The leaves of plantain are ... topical use of a plantain ointmentCommon plantain quickly staunches blood flow a
nd encourages the repair of damaged tissue . Plantains are similar to bananas, but are much longer. These fruit are roasted, and then used in many Amazonian dishes. Plantains cannot be eaten raw, as they are very hard and need to be cooked. Plantains grow on short-lived, fleshy trees with several large leaves that can cover an average adult human twice over. Approximately two years after it sprouts, it produces a giant flower with hundreds of plantain plants. Plantains are truly amazing
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Tuesday, March 07, 2006






Morning is the best of all times in the garden. The sun is not yet hot. Sweet vapors rise from the earth. Night dew clings to the soiland makes plants glisten. Birds call to one another. Bees are already at work,fling to millions of flowers gatlering droplet of nectar from flowers for pollination which is been converted by emzyms processes into honey .Its the bees source of cabohydrate stored in their wax combs
The excess honey is what havesesters usually havest
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Apple from the garden


Accorden to Ebury presss the author of THE NEW BOOK OF APPLES and the only one to have tasted and annotated almost every one of the worlds apple varieties praises its texture and flavour adding

  • Its one of the october pear with good regular crops
  • Reliable in the english cropper and easy to grow on any soil .
  • Ideal for any traditional dishes eg apple pie ,sauce ,baked apple e.t.c
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Saturday, March 04, 2006

Gardening Requires Time
Gardening requires lots of water - most of it in the form of perspiration. If you don't have time to take care of a garden hire a gardener or please don't keep one, and if you have one, don't wear perfume in the garden - unless you want to be pollinated by bees.





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