How to Grow Habanero Chili Peppers

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Habanero Chili Pepper Capsicum chinense habanero Perennial: Annual in colder climates When to Sow: Spring Ease of Germination: Easy The habanero is a perennial flowering plant, meaning that with proper care and growing conditions, it can produce flowers and fruit for many years. However in temperate climates it is treated as an annual when planted in the ground. It is …

How to Grow Roma Tomatoes

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Roma Tomato Lycopersicon lycopersicum ‘Roma’ Time to sow: Spring. Light conditions: Full sun. Roma tomatoes are small and plum shaped, bright red fruit, that is thick walled with a meaty flesh with few seeds. It is excellent for paste, sauce, canning or freezing whole. The tomatoes are not as watery as others can be, so they are great for salads …

How to Grow Parsley

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Parsley Petroselinum crispum Biennial: hardy in zones 6-9 Time to sow: Spring Light conditions: Prefers full sun Uses: Culinary, tea, medicinal Parsley comes in many varieties, from the common moss curled parsley to the flat leaved Italian parsley. It’s highly nutritious, full of vitamins, and is a rich source of antioxidants. Parsley is a very versatile culinary herb that goes …

How to Grow Lemon Balm From Seed

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Lemon Balm Melissa officinalis Perennial: hardy in zones 5-9. Time to sow: Spring, late summer. Light conditions: Full sun to partial shade. Uses: Culinary, medicinal, tea. Lemon balm grows up to 70-150 cm in height. Lemon balm is a fast growing herb and can quickly take over other plants. The leaves have a refreshing lemon scent and flavour which gives …