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ABOUT: Cape Gooseberry

ABOUT: Cape Gooseberry A wild growing plant that provides a lot of yellow fruits embedded into Chinese lanterns appearance. It grows wonderfully in temperate and tropical regions. They are a member of the Solanaceae family. Contains Vitamin C, K and beta-carotene. They have a large number of edible plants including the bringals (eggplants), tomatoes, potatoes,… Read More ABOUT: Cape Gooseberry

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PROPAGATION: Mango ‘sensations’

PROPAGATION: Mango ‘sensations’ For those of you who want to grow your own fruit trees, this post is the one to read. It was my first time growing these mango ‘sensations’. And didn’t I have fun yet find it challenging at the same time. These require a little attention at first. I hope this encourages… Read More PROPAGATION: Mango ‘sensations’

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PROPAGATION: Cuttings

CUTTINGS: This can either be a success or a total failure, just like they say… we have a two-ways propagation method to share with you! Are you ready? Basic method: Take simple mature cuttings (5-10 cm). Either sow them directly into the soil such as spekboom/elephant food plant or into seed pots of your choice.… Read More PROPAGATION: Cuttings

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Growing tip: CUCUMBERS

This a cucumber ‘Ashley’ variety. It does not thrive well in heavy moisture weathers however it does not get infected by powdery mildew easily then the other cucumber varieties. ¬†It is known mostly for its crunchy slices¬†used in salads and other dishes. QUICK FACTS: Its part of the cucurbitaceace family (butternut, gem squash, pumpkin etc).… Read More Growing tip: CUCUMBERS