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Bananas

April 2, 2020 1:08 pm Published by

The unsuspecting fruit taking the top spot for the world’s most popular is the banana. Well, actually it’s the tomatoRead More...

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Cucamelons

September 10, 2019 1:34 pm Published by

The little fruit of many names – mouse melon, Mexican mini watermelon, Mexican sour cucumber, Mexican sour gherkin, pepquino orRead More...

Heirloom Tomatoes

December 12, 2018 12:03 am Published by

PROVEN THROUGH THE AGES Heirloom tomatoes offer colour, flavour and endless variety, and more and more wonderful varieties are becoming availableRead More...

Watermelon

March 14, 2018 6:09 pm Published by

One of the highlights of summer is homegrown watermelon Watermelons are easy to grow but require space; because each plantRead More...

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Cherry on Top

February 5, 2018 9:25 am Published by

Cherry on Top Whence these delicious treats? PRUNUS avium, the main ancestor of the sweet cherries that are grown commerciallyRead More...

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Pomegranate

January 30, 2018 8:50 am Published by

Pomegranate Cut a pomegranate fruit in half and the beauty that is revealed inspires artists to paint it, draw it,Read More...

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Kiwi Fruit

January 29, 2018 12:35 pm Published by

Kiwi Fruit Common name: Kiwi fruit, also called Chinese gooseberry Botanical name: ACTINIDIA deliciosa Origin: China History At least 300Read More...

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Go Goji

January 24, 2018 9:30 am Published by

Go Goji Growing your own berries has become a trend over the last couple of years for many reasons: berriesRead More...

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A+ Apples

January 24, 2018 8:31 am Published by

A+ Apples There is archaeological evidence that apples (Malus domestica) have been eaten since as far back as 6500 BC,Read More...

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Cape Gooseberries

January 22, 2018 11:13 am Published by

Cape Gooseberries The Cape gooseberry (Physalis edulis) is a quick-growing annual or perennial fruit plant that originates in South America.Read More...

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Robust Rhubarb

January 17, 2018 11:08 am Published by

Robust Rhubarb Rhubarb is a strange plant; it’s grown in the vegetable garden, eaten as a fruit, and possesses medicinalRead More...

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Sweet Pineapples

January 15, 2018 1:18 pm Published by

Sweet Pineapples Common name: Pineapple Botanical name: Ananas comosus Origin: Tropical Mesoamerica Suitable climates Pineapples are one of the mostRead More...

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Citrus limon

December 15, 2017 12:35 pm Published by

Citrus Limon is the botanical name for the ‘Eureka’ lemon, the ever popular smooth-skinned lemon that is used extensively inRead More...