Category Archives: Vegetables

Vegetable gardening

Peppers are HOT (or NOT)!

By Mara Higdon Native to the Americas, peppers are a common vegetable used in cooking. High in vitamin C, peppers are available fresh or dried from scorching hot to your basic sweet bell. With Missouri’s hot summer weather, they are … Continue reading

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Asparagus – Worth the Wait!

By Mara Higdon Asparagus initially is a bit time consuming to grow, but my how tasty. A long-lived perennial, I look forward to it every spring. Mid-March to April is the best time to plant your very own asparagus patch … Continue reading

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You can’t beat Beets!

By Mara Higdon By now all your warm season crops such as tomatoes and peppers have been in the ground and they are well on their way. And, you’re probably already looking forward to the cooler days of fall. With … Continue reading

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