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Introduction to the Strawberry Varieties Page If you have decided to plant strawberries and need help sorting through the myriad of strawberry varieties to pick the right one for you, you’ve come to the right spot! Ever since the Garden Strawberry began to dominate the commercial strawberry industry (see the history section on the Strawberry Plant page for more details), a concerted effort to breed a better strawberry has occurred.
Read through our comprehensive plant and variety guides to learn more about your favorite plants. Find out what plants are suitable in your area, for your sized garden and what can coexist alongside your current plants. Browse our guides on bee and butterfly friendly plants, what plants are suitable for your USDA Hardiness zone, and which plants will do well in your soil, sunlight and pH conditions.
Capsicum terminology is very confusing with Pepper, chilli, chile, chili, aji, paprika and capsicum all used interchangeably to describe the plants and pods of the genus Capsicum. We have chosen to use 'chile' as this is the most common terminology used in the UK. It is believed Chiles were first cultivated by the people of Central and South America in around 7000BC and there are now a bewildering range of over 3000 known varieties ranging from the mildest bell pepper to the fiery hot habanero.
Echinacea Extract Prevents Cold Symptoms in Largest Clinical Trial Researchers have concluded that a special Swiss echinacea extract is safe and effective in helping to prevent common cold symptoms. Read more here . ABC Welcomes New Advisory Board Members Seventeen experts with diverse backgrounds in the herbal community will join the board. Read more here .
Pianta erbacea biennale o perenne alta 20 - 80 cm.
Roots and Tubers As food for humans, root crops are second in importance only to cereals. These plants—whose underground portions may be roots, tubers, rhizomes, or corms—feed hundreds of millions of people.
An intriguing grass for the shade which is perfect for the formal Japanese garden. Variegated but nearly all yellow, the leaf blades have narrow green stripes, mostly near the margins.
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Yes, Schisandra is a berry, but don’t think of it as another superfruit like goji or acai. Think strange, exotic, and only used for medicine.
USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map The 2012 USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map is the standard by which gardeners and growers can determine which plants are most likely to thrive at a location. The map is based on the average annual minimum winter temperature, divided into 10-degree F zones. For the first time, the map is available as an interactive GIS-based map, for which a broadband Internet connection is recommended, and as static images for those with slower Internet access.
Since 1996, Raintree has been dedicated to providing accurate and factual information on the important plants of the Amazon Rainforest, therefore this section of the Raintree web site is the most extensive. This Tropical Plant Database is continuously under construction as we continue to add more rainforest plants which are under research and update the information on the plants in the database. The individual plant database files are linked through various menus and pages to enable both professional readers and readers new to medicinal plants easy access to search the available plant information. Just click on one of the above tabs to navigate these pages. Each plant database file contains taxonomy data, phytochemical information, ethnobotanical data, uses in traditional medicine systems, and clinical research (including links to clinical abstracts). Please refer to our Conditions of Use for this database.
The University of Washington Herbarium (also known as WTU) is an international resource for research into the diversity, distribution and ecology of Pacific Northwest vascular plants, non-vascular plants, fungi, lichen, and algae. With over 600,000 specimens currently in the collections and between 5,000-10,000 specimens added annually, WTU is one of the largest herbaria in the region. A history of WTU can be found here . The Herbarium has an active loan and exchange program, and is open to the public. For information about loans or visiting WTU , contact the Collections Manager .
Seed Weight: - 215 seeds/gm or 6,000 seeds/ounce. (Wild Garden) - 300 seeds/gm or 8,400 seeds/ounce. (Territorial) - 355 seeds/gm or 10,000 seeds/ounce.
Legume Family [ Back to top of this page ] Bean leaves (Phaseolus vulgaris) Outside of Africa and Indonesia, few people realize that bean plants produce leaves that are a highly nutritious and tasty potherb eaten throughout Africa and in Indonesia. They are extremely rich in beta-carotene, vitamin C, iron, calcium and protein. Bean leaves are grown in two different ways.
Herbs have caught the imagination of mankind ever since its advent on the earth. They have been admired for their beauty and fragrance, and savoured for their flavour, for thousands of years. Moreover, they have been used as medicines for common ailments and injuries like sore throat and battle wounds, as well as more difficult health conditions like hypertension and heart diseases , since the earliest of times. All ancient systems of medicine have been based upon the use of herbs. All ancient civilizations of the world - Mesopotamian, Egyptian, Indian, Chinese, as well as Greek and Roman - are known to have used herbs, not only for the treatment of various diseases but also for revitalizing the body and mind.