Artichokes are perennial thistles also known as cardoon in their natural form. Their botanical name is Cynara scolymus. They were first grown in the Mediterranean region. The largest artichoke industry is based in California. The peak season for the artichokes is between March and May. But you can grow them throughout the summer in your home garden.Continue reading
Want a continuous supply of a mushroom that tastes like a lobster? You may want to consider growing Lion's Mane mushroom. It is a versatile mushroom that you can add to many dishes. However, it is a bit tricky to grow. In this guide, we will show you the easier way to growing Lion’s Mane mushroom.Continue reading
In Asia, there is one type of mushroom that is popularly known as the mushroom of immortality. In China, it has been used for medicinal purposes for at least 1,000 years. It is the Reishi mushroom. This type of mushroom normally grows on old trees. But with our five easy steps, growing Reishi mushrooms at home is possible.Continue reading
If you have been to a wooded area, you might have already seen some edible mushrooms that grow on trees. These are no ordinary mushrooms that you can just take for granted. They contain vitamins, minerals, proteins and antioxidants that can boost your health.
Are you curious what these edible mushrooms that grow on trees are and how they look like? Feel free to continue reading.Continue reading
Are you enthusiastic about growing artichokes but are utterly confused about the process that you need to follow in this regard?
Well, I am going to present a detailed tutorial that will give you a detailed insight about growing artichokes in pots. The positive aspect about planting artichokes is that they can easily grow in varying climates.
There are different varieties that you can opt for. For example, you can grow Green Globe, Big Heart, Imperial Star and Omaha. The good news is that planting artichokes is worth the effort.
They are a rich source of Vitamin C, and you can get dietary fiber from artichokes as well. Cynarin is found in the leaves of artichokes, and that can be quite useful in boosting the liver health. The basic objective of my tutorial is to introduce the basics of gardening to newbies who are completely oblivious to the process so go through it in detail.Continue reading
One of the best medicinal ingredients used by people in the Asian continent is Shiitake Mushrooms. The shiitake mushrooms are grown with fewer nutrients (in sawdust rather than logs). These are commonly available in the supermarkets nowadays.
Many experts suggest getting proper doses of the vitamin through the shiitake mushroom (grown under the sunlight). Many of us can't resist without the superior taste of this mushroom that remains highest in demand in Japan. In the Japanese supermarkets, the cost of one pound shiitake mushroom starts with 40 USD.Continue reading
The idea of growing Oyster mushrooms came from the people of Germany. During World War 1 it was used to help supply food for the German army.
From then on, different countries cultivate their own Oyster mushrooms in diverse areas. So that they can make a meal out of this bittersweet fungus, they created a method to cultivate it.
There are ways to cultivate mushrooms, and each type of mushroom has its own temperature to grow. Observe the room temperature when growing mushrooms because it differs in each kind.
In this article, we will teach you on how to grow Oyster mushrooms on straws. Buying this kind of mushroom in the grocery can be very expensive. That’s why to save money; you just need to be patient and grow your own mushrooms at home.Continue reading
For centuries, people from around the world needed to hunt for mushrooms in diverse rain forests and jungles just so that they can add this ingredient to their meals.
As years passed, scientists have found a way to cultivate these mushrooms in secluded facilities by sealing off sunlight and with the help of modern day technology.
Today, you can grow these mushrooms with ease in the comfort of your home. You don’t ever need to buy mushrooms in the grocery or hunt for some in the nearby forest; you just need to be patient and wait for it to grow in your home.Continue reading
We all know mushrooms are important in our day to day lives. It is because these are used not only as food but as medicine and decors as well. It's because of the many uses it has which make it very popular and widely used today.
It's a well-known fact that mushrooms are not easy to grow or to find when compared to plants. They are not plants but are fungi. Mushrooms need the right living conditions to grow. This is what makes mushrooms are rare to find. This fact is the reason why growing them in your backyard makes perfect sense. But how long does it take to grow mushrooms? In this article, we're going to answer above question.Continue reading
Do you enjoy gourmet food? Are you a cooking enthusiast? If yes, then you’re probably facing one problem. Gourmet cooking does not come cheap, and neither does good food.
There are so many ingredients that give gourmet food that extra special taste you love so much. You want those special ingredients at hand when you’re trying out your favorite gourmet recipes.
However, there are two difficulties that you might end up facing: they’re not easily available, and they’re expensive.Continue reading