Fruit

Do Blueberries Have Seeds? (How Many & How to Extract Them)

If you’ve ever bitten into a cherry, you know there is no doubt that cherries have seeds. When it comes to blueberries, on the other hand, it may not be so obvious. Blueberries from all varieties of blueberry plants contain seeds, including highbush and lowbush varieties. There are currently no seedless varieties of blueberry. The…

9 Berries That Look Like Blueberries (& Which Are Safe to Eat)

Blueberries are one of my favorite berries, and nothing is better that getting to eat freshly picked blueberries. Unfortunately, not everything that looks like a blueberry is actually a blueberry. Before eating something that you didn’t plant yourself, check whether it’s actually a blueberry or one of these lookalikes. Huckleberry Huckleberries are small, edible blue…

Why You Should Eat Pumpkin Leaves

If you want to choose a new and exciting green for your diet, you need only look out into your backyard garden. The humble pumpkin leaf can be delicious and nutritious! You should eat pumpkin leaves because they are full of helpful nutrients, can help with certain medical issues, and help cut down on food…

Are Apples Fruits or Vegetables?

Everyone loves apples. They’re delicious, and they make a great snack any day. However, the question remains for many: are apples fruits or vegetables?  Apples are fruits from both culinary and botanical perspectives because they have all of the qualifying factors that define them as fruits rather than vegetables. They’re delightful in taste, grow from…

Is an Orange a Fruit?

Companies and farms worldwide have claimed that oranges are a fruit because they’re tangy, delicious, and a beneficial source of vitamin C. However, most people don’t bother asking why oranges are a fruit.  An orange is a fruit that grows from a flower on an orange tree. They come from the citrus species and are…

Is Pineapple a Fruit or Vegetable?

The term “vegetable’’ can be confusing, mainly because it’s used more as a culinary term than an accurate botanical designation. If a pumpkin and a cucumber are considered fruits, you may wonder if a pineapple is a fruit at all. A pineapple is a multiple fruit of the sororis type that develops from an inflorescence…

How to Grow Strawberries Vertically: Save Space & Get 7x More Fruit

Vertical gardening is a great way to garden if you have a small space. There are many different ways to use vertical gardening in your garden, and you can use it to grow vegetables, fruits, herbs, or flowers. In my opinion, the best way to get started with vertical gardening is to grow strawberries vertically….

15 Fastest Growing Fruit Trees (That’ll Bear Fruit Quickly)

If you’re looking to start growing some of your own food, fruit trees are a great way to start off.  They’re generally easy to take care of and produce a lot of food for the level of effort you put in. The fastest growing fruit tree for time to fruit is the papaya tree. You…

How Long Does it Take Pumpkins to Grow?

Pumpkins are great crops because they are versatile, nutritious, and delicious. They come in different varieties, shapes, sizes, and colors, and you can use them to make a wide range of dishes. Sometimes, questions of how long pumpkins take to grow do come up.  Pumpkins take between 90 and 120 days to grow after planting…

Strawberry Plants: Best Types, How to Grow Them, & Chill Hours

Strawberries are a delicious and healthy fruit. They are also quite expensive to buy in the supermarket – not to mention they’re usually on their way out by the time you buy them. Instead of dealing with store bought strawberries, you should just grow your own outside in your garden. It’s fast and easy to…