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Defined as the developed ovary of a seed plant with its contents and accessory parts, fruits are a wide variety of deliciously edible foods that include berries, grapes, watermelon and tomato, among many others. A vegetable is any edible stem, root, or leaf of a plant. While most vegetables are cooked in order to be edible, there are some that can be eaten raw. There are also fruits which are considered vegetables. In botanical terms, all vegetables that have seed are called fruits, and there is no distinction for vegetables. Vegetable is the culinary term for fruits that are not sweet, but instead savory.
A study for BBC where adults were allowed to eat unlimited raw fruit and vegetables all day, found that in spite of eating until they felt terrible, they all lost weight. This due to the fact that most vegetables are low in macro nutrients and thereby also low in energy. Vegetables are also very lo…
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I went to western culinary institute and we used a book called " A BOOK OF YIELDS" which had information on vegetables, their average weights, and the amount of edible product after peeling or cleaning. Since you have the Internet, go to Cooking Conversions Online. It is free and easy to use and yo…
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Vitamin B12 -- The Jury Is Still Out There is no Vitamin B12 in fruits or vegetables - NOT entirely true, since seaweed is considered vegetables. Vitamin B12 is found in some seaweed, processed as Spirulina (blue-green algae) or Marine Plankton. There is controversy over this, of course. Many peo…
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Watermelons are low in calories and very nutritious. Watermelon is also high in lycopene, second only to tomatoes. Recent research suggests that lyeopene, a powerful antioxidant, helps prevent some forms of cancer and cardiovascular disease. According to research conducted at the University of North…
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Installing Tomato Stakes In my garden I have 3 rows with 5 tomato plants in each. I have 2 stakes at either end of the 5 plants with string twine from stake to stake on each side. The stakes are 36 high and about 12 inches in the ground. Good luck. It is best to do this before the tomato grows v…
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Corn grows into stalks for about 95-103 days at which time it has produced ears of new kernels (about 800 per ear), which is then harvested to either be ground into food, fed to cattle or used in renewable fuels such as ethanol. Corn is grown all over the world, particularly in the United States, Br…
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Botanically, a tomato is the ovary, together with its seeds, of a flowering plant. Therefore it is a vegetable. By U.S. tariff laws, a tomato is considered a vegetable. The applicable law defined produce by its use and not its scientific classification. And from a culinary point of view, a tomato …
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Answer Is a tomato a fruit or a vegetable? The confusion about 'fruit' and 'vegetable' arises because of the differences in usage between scientists and cooks. Scientifically speaking, a tomato is definitely a fruit. True fruits are developed from the ovary in the base of the flower, an…
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They are a fruit, but can be used in salads. Raspberry vinegarette is a fairly well known salad dressing.
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Orange Peels Down Garbage Disposals Here is advice and input: Putting orange and lemon peels down the garbage disposal makes the drain, sink, and entire kitchen smell fresh and clean. No one likes a smelly drain, and recycling these peels as air freshener can make your entire kitchen smell citru…
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Mass starvation (leading to deaths) and mass migration of the populace to other countries (mainly the US).
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The flavors used in Juicy Fruit gum are apple, orange, strawberry, cherry, and watermelon flavor. Edit! The real flavors are banana, pineapple, and peach. There is also a distinct hint of cloves in the gum, which can be most easily tasted after the gum has been left to sit in high heat for a len…
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The common misconception is that celery contains "negative calories." All foods contain calories. The way you must look at it is how many calories does one stalk of celery contain, versus how many calories it takes to digest it. According to the nutrition data website, one 8 inch celery stalk contai…
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Answer I'm not a doctor or anything of the sort, but it does.(even though I haven't seen it hapen)But would be funny to see.
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the Tomato, Tangerine, Tangelo, Tamarind, Tropical Guava, Tamarillo, Timberry, Thimbleberry.
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Heirloom Tomatoes Big Rainbow - One of dozens of large fruited yellow tomatoes with red swirls, having a mild, sweet flavor. Hillbilly - According to some sources, tomatoes of this color were never sold by American seed companies; their origin is not known. Blaby Special - A red fruited cultivar g…
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Vegetable Container Gardening Vegetable gardening in containers is only limited by the size of the container and your climate. Most often grown in containers are tomatoes, peppers, lettuce, and potatoes. In climates with only light frost and/or an enclosed area (garage) to move containers into when …
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In Australia In the temperate parts of Australia, we plant fruit trees in the winter months of June to August for most, although almonds should be planted earlier. This would apply to most Southern Hemisphere areas where the winters are mild and the climate not tropical. In the mid west (Michiga…
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Lanterns were carved from these plentiful gourds.
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In order to appreciate the difference in price between fresh and flustered fruit, you need to understand the weight comparison between the two. Rostered foods have 98% of their water removed. This reduces the food's weight by approximately 90%, making it easier to handle and less costly to ship. For…
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Answer It depends on how long you cook them for, if you cook lentil beans for over 20 min. it will not grow any thing less it will indeed grow.But anything more it will take a longer time to grow.
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Vegetable normally refers to the leafy green, stem, root or even flower stalk portion of an edible plant. It is a generic term and used interchangeably! Fruit on the other hand are specific, they are the swollen (normally, but not always ripe) ovary of a plant and contain seeds. A fruit is a ripene…
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Sugar Content One of the traits that makes hybrids more desirable to some is that certain hybrids have been bred for their sugar content. Those varieties taste sweet and I believe hold their sugar content longer after being picked. more most traits cultivated are producer oriented rather then c…
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A coffee bean sir, is it's very own element, it's scientific name is cafineiom-oxide, or 'Cf'.
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Biggest Pea In 1995, Barnabas Chappell of Shropshire, England, grew a pea 20cm in diametre, roughly the size of a 6 month old baby's head. My brain is the same size as the smallest.
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Answer Usually, very little. By processing, I'm assuming you mean doing something to the fruit or vegetable without adding anything extra. Freezing, canning, chopping, slicing, dicing, heating, boiling or what not really will not affect the nutrition value of fruits and vegetables. However, some…
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Answer too cold and not enough sun. you can grow it in a greenhouse but it costs too much ANSWER: Because the watermelon is a fruit that lays directly on the ground. If the ground is too wet or has poor drainage, the skin on the watermelon will begin to deteriorate and it will rot. The outsid…
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pH may helpIncomplete answer, but helpful pointer: most string beans I've come across like a slightly acidic soil (6.0 or higher, meaning more toward neutral). Anyone have a pH meter or litmus paper?you have to watch coffee grounds they are high in nitrogen and will burn the plants if to much is use…
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Palm[ pahm]  noun 1. the part of the inner surface of the hand that extends from the wrist to the bases of the fingers. AppleApricot AvocadoBanana Cantaloupe Cherry Date Guava Ceriman Cherry CitronClementineCordiaCrabappleGrapeGrap…
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Pineapple essence from the supermaket or even use the pineapple juice
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Yes, the potato is considered a root vegetable. Botanically, that is the correct classification. However, nutritionally, they are classified as a starchy food and typically would not count towards any minimum serving of vegetables in a day.
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Pineapples in Morocco They will grow, if you keep the humidity high enough. Pineapples need a lot of water. Currently there is an insignificant pineapple production in Morocco. However its big enough to get into the global list of producers ( 84 countries as of 2009)
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A turnip is a vegetable quite like potato but slightly sweeter. A turnip is a round root vegetable. It is white at the bottom and purple or red at the top.
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A potato has several depretions which are called 'eyes'. Now, if a piece of potato with an eye is buried in the soil, watered regularly and kept in sunlight, then after a few days you will find that shoots and roots are developing from the 'eye'and thus a new potato plant grows.
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Fruits have seeds and vegetables don't. Vegetables have more fiber and less of a sugar content, generally.
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I believe a lemon would be the best conductor. It has a much higher sodium and acid content. Remember, electricity won't conduct through pure water. Through a week of testing and research i found out that actually a grapefruit would be the best conductor you punk, the lemon conducts electricity b…
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Possibly trees. Yes, a bean is, at least, of my knowledge, a fruit. cool-beans! that's a phrase.....
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How many serving of fruit & vege. You should have the reccomended 2 serves of fruit and 5 vegetables but it's better for your health if you have more.
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they put the lactic acid in the fruit juice its taste if it didnt it would be bitter aswell it destroyes viruses in the fruit if there is any
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It takes about a week soaked in water for the red bean to sprout a small white shoot, then about two months for it to grow to about ten centimetres high. I've done some research and it should take about 120 days to grow to full size. oh then crap i only have a few weeks and i am dead Is it a vine o…
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it takes about 90 to 120 days for beans to grow to largest size.
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Planting Pole Beans Beans are sensitive to cold temperatures and frost. They should be planted after all danger of frost is past in the spring. If the soil has warmed before the average last-frost date, an early planting may be made a week to 10 days before this date. You can assure yoursel…
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Yes, they are poisonous. Potato leaves, flowers, sprouts and green or "sun-scalded" potatoes contain a glycoalkaloid that is a natural defense mechanism to protect the plant from predators. I believe the name of the glycoalkaloid is solanine, and is also found in the leaves of tomatoes. I do not adv…
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Answer the female has fruit Answer That is actually half true, both the male and female produce fruits on certain palm trees. I think its a female if it contains a fertile seed. But don't take my word on that part. I just know that both male and females produce fruit on certain palm trees.
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A RUTABAGA IS AN edible root in the vegetable family. It is white/yellowish in color and is usually about the size of a softball or larger. Most times it is sold with a thin protective coat of wax. Most markets and customers call them TURNIPS, and even though they are technically a type of turnip, t…
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Large beans can provide more "food" for a seedling and increase its chances of survival if there are adverse conditions after germination. They also have greater chance of survival being "tougher" than small beans.-SO
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Answer Corn is usually planted in blocks to ensure good wind pollination. If you are not able to plant that much, then "hills" are a good choice. They are not really hills. It is just a clump of plants planted in a more or less circular pattern. This could be from 8-12 feet in diameter. Plant the…
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The spread of the Eva Cullum Phlox plant is between 2 and 3 feet.
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its natural sugar. not the stuff you by in the grocery store. second answer:Sugar is an important macronutrient used to produce energy in your body via the citric acid cycle. Despite some crash diet ideology, sugars and fats are good for you and you should consume them relative to your specific nee…
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It really depends because it depends how you cook it. If you cook it with oil and salt, it will contain saturated fat and some nutrition. Saturated fats are bad for you, because it makes you gain weight easily. And oil-cooked vegetables might have those kinds of fat.
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You can bake it at 350 or steam it or even grill it ( my favorite.) To grill or bake coat asparagus in olive oil and sprinkle with an herb seasoning. Wrap it in foil or place it in a grilling basket. It take 10-15 minutes on the grill and about 10 minute in an oven. Aside: As a prep to cooking it i…
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USDA a vegetable is classified as a vegetable by the way it grows.
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yes music help beans grow but it only depend in what kind of music!(:
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More than a lime, and even more than a grapefruit.
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Answer olives in his martini's Albert Broccoli was involved in the 007 films
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With a 12 gauge shotgun!!!!!No, that is cruel.Just put moth balls in knee high stockings and tie to various places around the tree, and also put a few at the base of the tree. They hate the smell and will not go near the tree. Also, bugs hate the smell too, so it is great for fruit trees as well.Bob…
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Answer Yes. The lettuce produces fluffy seeds on a flower stalk that comes up from inside the head of the lettuce.
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The tamarind grows mainly in Africa, India, and tropical Asia. (It is indigenous to Sudan and east central Africa.) The tamarind is a bushy, long-lived tropical evergreen tree, with a spreading crown and feathery evergreen foliage. It has a yellowish wood, fragrant yellow flowers, and long seed pod…
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this farmer tried to make a potato and added something inside the potato and it grew different and tasted different. the farmers name was yam
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Removing by hand and using mulch are ways to control weeds in an asparagus patch.
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This is the way I usually cook my artichokes. In a bowl, combine 1 cup olive oil and lemon juice. Working with 1 artichoke at a time, trim off the tough green outer leaves until you see the tender yellow leaves. Using a paring knife, trim off about 1 inch from the top until the center is visible. C…
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For the answer of this question go onto Goole (www.google.com) images and type in Nutritional Information For Orange. It is important to click on images (at the top of the screen) A image of the nutritional information should come up. Then just click on the image and save the image into your file. …
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Answer The sprout would be longer, paler, and outstretched because it wants to reach the sunlight. The bean seedling would produce no leaves, and the plant wouldn't be as "attractive" as one grown in sunlight.
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Webb's Wonder is still available from some companies and seed-saver organizations that specialize in preserving heritage varieties.
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Due to the acidity and sugar concentration of different fruits, certain fruit combinations are easier to digest than others. Acid fruits combine well with sub-acid fruits. Sub-acid fruits combine well with sweet. However, acid fruits do not mix well with sweet fruits. Also, because of their particul…
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No, but there are white carrots now. The ancestors of carrots had purple skins, with yellow or orange cores. Varieties in India had red skins with orange cores. Orange-skinned carrots were developed by Dutch breeders in the 1600's.
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A good variety of fruit and vegetables. In particular, leafy green vegetables.
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Answer Try this URL http://www.netstate.com/states/tables/state_fruit.htm Answer: Alabama: state fruits: Blackberry, Peach Arkansas: state fruit and vegetable: South Arkansas Vine Ripe Pink Tomato Florida: state fruit: Orange Georgia: state fruit: Peach, state vegetable: Vidalia Sweet Oni…
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Crenshaw melons are easy to grow. I plant mine on black plastic so the soil is warm and the moisture is held in the soil. Plant 4 seeds together and cover with about 1/2 inch of soil firmed down. When they start to ripen then will turn yellow and then a golden color - the color of goldenrod flowers,…
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Obviously not, as they cannot have vocal cords because they are not animals.
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Plant the divisions about 1 to 3 feet apart, depending on the type. Make sure the holes are twice as wide as the plants and 4 to 6 inches deep. Do not use fertilizer when planting.
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Answer It's a bush bean.
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Perennial means that the plant will grow year after year: Artichokes, Asparagus, Beans (perennials like scarlet runner), Broccoli (perennials like purple cape), Cannas (there are edible forms), Cardoon, Chard (perennial), Chicory, Chives, Chokos, Dandelions, Fennel, French sorrel, Garlic Chives, Gin…
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There Are At Least 23 Fruits (Beans aren't a Fruit)I Counted up Twenty-three fruits: Pineapple,Grapefruit,Watermelon,Honey-Due,Raspberries,Blackberries,Mango,Pomegranate, Apple,Cantaloupe,Cherries,Coconut,Lime,Lemon,Grape,Banana,Kiwi,Pear,Plum,Orange, Strawberries, Mangoes and Tomatoes.Easy. Ban…
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Peaches come to mind when I think of a truly tasty fruit. mango is what i think of
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Yes
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Fruits & vegetables One school of thought is that the fruit of a plant contains its seeds: apples, pears, peaches, oranges, bananas, mangoes, kiwis, cucumbers, and tomatoes are examples of fruits. Yes, cucumbers and tomatoes are fruits!...or so this line of thinking goes. Technically, a tomato i…
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Olives are not considered to be in the same category as apples and oranges but they are a fruit.
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Fruits are defined by having the seeds within the flesh of the fruit. Such as apples, pears, cherries and tomatoes.....For culinary purposes tomatoes are used as vegetables They are two definitions of fruit, a botanical definition and an agricultural definition. Botanically speaking a tomato is a fr…
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Plant some DANK KUSH mah bah, works everytime
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Green vegetables are generally low in calories. Including low calorie foods in the diet helps us to maintain a healthy weight. They are usually rich in fiber, vitamins, minerals, and phytochemicals or plant chemicals. All of these ingredients helps to maintain a good quality of health and they are n…
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Ansur's Answer If we go back to the old 20 Questions TV Program, we find that everything is basically classified as being either being animal, vegetable, or mineral. Therefore, since herbs are plants, they are vegetables. However, if you meant "are herbs normal, edible vegetables, like a tomato…
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When humans and animals eat pumpkins, they spread the seeds.
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they are good for you because they have a lot of good stuff in it like iron potassium, vitamins like a, b, and c etc.Because your body cant break down vegetables that well. so basically your body takes all the vitamins out, then you poop it out!
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vegtables because they are good for you
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It came from Ethiopia but some also argue that it originated from Armenia
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Although Australia is able to grow almost all of its own fruits and vegetables, some are also imported from other countries.
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I'd never thought of including them as one of my five a day but thinking about it I don't see why they shouldn't be, as the definition of a fruit is something that has seeds... I use cannabis seeds in a lot of my cooking so I definitely like the idea that they're one of my five a day. This is the …
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In 1977 we found a food dump left from ww2 by the Americans on a glacier in Greenland. The tinned pumican tasted Ok and I am still here. The wording was alittle difficult to read!
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Traditional coffee can't be made with malunggay seeds. Many people make a hot beverage with malunggay leaves as an alternative to coffee and call it malunggay coffee, but it is more like a tea.
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Rapini is a vegetable similar to broccoli with spiked leaves that surround a green bud. There may be small edible yellow flowers blooming from the buds.Also known as broccoli rabé, broccoletti, broccoli di rape, broccoli di rabe, or broccoli di raab, rapini is a common vegetable in the cuisines of …
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Most vegetables are perennial or biaennial as they grow in the first year and seed in the second.
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to reach more sunlight If it didnt grow on a tree it would not be an epiphyte. Epiphytes grow on trees without deriving any nourishment from them. Parasites on the other hand feed on their host and cause damage.
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We don't know who first discovered the orange but we do know that it was first mentioned in history around 2201 BC and it was considered a luxury among Italian nobility. Oranges came to the Americas in 1493. It has been said that Columbus brought a variety of oranges on one of his trips here. The 17…
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Calcium deficieny. do not use liquid fertilizer. go to local nursery and they will be able to get you a bag or spray that will help the problem about $5-$8. It will not get rid of tomatos already like this, but will save the others from this. IN ADDITION: As stated above its a calcium defiencie…
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