Peanut, also known as groundnut, is a crop of global importance. It is widely grown in the tropics and subtropics, being important to both smallholder and large commercial producers. Very unusual among crop plants, peanut pods develop under the ground.Peanut is an annual herbaceous plant growing 30 to 50 cm tall. Like most other legumes, peanuts ha..
Tanacetum coccineum, commonly called painted daisy or pyrethrum, is an upright, bushy perennial that typically grows 60 cm talll. It is native to southwestern Asia. Synonymous with and formerly known as Chrysanthemum coccineum. Daisy like single flowers (to 7 cm across) feature white, pink or red rays and yellow center disks. Flowers bloom in early..
Long popular as a rock garden or wall plant, this low, sprawling herbaceous perennial is native to the mountains of Europe. From late spring into summer it bears clouds of small, starry, rose-pink flowers on purple-flushed stems. The dainty, oval, mid-green leaves are concentrated toward the center of the plant. Several cultivars are available, inc..
Great tangy taste ALL YEAR ROUND. Strongly flavoured decorative leaves. A favourite in salads, easy to grow, even in containers.Easy to grow. Very attractive. Good source of Vitamin C.The plant is very productive and regular sowings, made every two to three weeks, will ensure a continuous supply. Genus - Diplotaxis Species - Tenuifolia Var..
Specifically bred for changeable weather conditions without bolting prematurely and have great tasting leaves.Easy to grow. Very attractive, tangy indented leaves, ideal for pots. Good source of Vitamin C.Leaves used in salads, they are very strongly flavoured of cress. The leaves have a hot flavour, very similar to rocket (Eruca vesicaria sativa) ..
Strongly flavoured decorative leaves. A favourite in salads, easy to grow, even in containers.Specifically bred for changeable weather conditions without bolting prematurely and have great tasting leaves.Easy to grow. Very attractive, tangy indented leaves, ideal for pots. Good source of Vitamin C.Leaves used in salads, they are very strongly flavo..
Salsola komarovii is a species of plant native to China, Korea, Japan and eastern Russia.It is an annual plant and grows to a height of 20 to 50 centimeters.It is cultivated as a herb. The leaves and young shoots are eaten. In Japanese it is known as okahijiki which translates as "land seaweed".Very rich in vitamins and minerals. Crunchy stems whic..
Salsola soda, more commonly known in English as opposite-leaved saltwort, oppositeleaf Russian thistle, or barilla plant, is a small (up to 70 cm tall), annual, succulent shrub that is native to the Mediterranean Basin. It is a halophyte (a salt-tolerant plant) that typically grows in coastal regions and can be irrigated with salt water.The plant h..
The spicy, aromatic herb is used in the kitchen like the garden savory. It is a spicy spice for all bean dishes. Also suitable as a tea. Preservation: drying, freezing, pickling in oil.Winter savory (Satureja montana) is a perennial herb, native to warm temperate regions of southern Europe and Mediterranean.It is a perenial plant growing to 40 cm t..
Hardy to zone 9, but can be grown as an indoors plant in cooler climates, but it will be less in size.Grown as an ornamental, its touch-sensitive leaves create interest among adults and children alike, helping to inspire interest in plant life generally. It has many traditional medicinal uses.Pretty puff-ball flowers of pink and fern-like leaves th..
This is a small, tropical semi-deciduous tree, named and grown for its unusual, delicious fruits called sugar apples, sweetsops or custard apples. They have a thick rind divided into knobby segments that separate when the fruit ripens to reveal conical, creamy-white segments of sweet, fragrant flesh, some containing a single seed. The flowers are f..
Annual herb, very popular and often grown for different purposes:For flavouring green beans, pickling cucumbers, sauces, mushroom dishes.Use the fresh herb durinf start of flowering or dried plant parts.Hoishold remedy against cough and mucous congestion of respiratory system, stimulant to digestion.It is an old-fashioned, mild culinary herb that c..
Swamp milkweed is native to pond edges and stream banks of the eastern and Midwestern United States. The cultivar ‘Cinderella’ bears rose-red flowers. Though this perennial is a wetland plant, it is very adaptable and at home in sunny gardens.Delightful, lightly fragrant flowers are produce summer through fall. They are born atop upright stems that..
This flower grows up to 60 cm tall and features small flowers held in dense, flat-topped terminal clusters 7-12 cm wide.Flowers come in vivid shades of red, pink, white and bicolor, with a light eye, and with fringed petals that are bearded on the inside. Bloom from May to July. Lance-shaped medium green leaves.In optimum growing conditions it will..
One of the earliest annual flowers to bloom in spring and blooms till the early autumn., These pansies has eyes catching large golden yellow with brown centers flowers.Good for beds, borders, graves and garden pots.Prefer cool weather, and often die back and need to be removed when hot weather arrives. Genus - Viola Species - Wittrockiana ..