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Common Eggplant Varieties: Learn About The Types Of Eggplant - A member of the nightshade family, eggplant is thought to be a native of India. Many of us are familiar with the most common eggplant variety, Solanum melongena, but there are many eggplant types available. Learn what they are here.

Eggplant Spacing: How Far Apart To Space Eggplant. This article helps you maximize the yield of your particular eggplant variety.

Pumpkin Varieties For Eating: Best Types Of Pumpkins For Cooking - With the burgeoning popularity of farmer’s markets and personal gardening, a wide array of pumpkin varieties for eating is available. Take a look at some of the different types of pumpkins for cooking in the article that follows.

from Better Homes and Gardens

Grow Longer: The Best Cold-Tolerant Veggies

Cabbages can be as ornamental as they are edible. There are many different types; pick varieties called early cabbage (such as 'Earliana') for spring harvests. Late cabbage varieties (such as 'Vantage Point') are better for planting in midsummer and harvesting in fall. Here's a hint: Add color to your vegetable garden with red-leaf cabbage varieties such as 'Ruby Ball' or 'Super Red'. Standout Variety: 'Gonzales', which bears softball-size heads in about 60 days./

Common Smut Of Corn: What To Do For Corn Smut Fungus

from Gardening Know How

Apple Of Peru Shoofly Plants – What Is Apple Of Peru And Is It Invasive

Apple Of Peru Plant Info: Learn About Growing Shoofly Plants - The apple of Peru plant is an interesting specimen. This member of the nightshade family produces attractive flowers and can be used in a homemade insecticide. But what is apple of Peru? Learn more about the apple of Peru plant in this article.

Lettuce Aphid Information – How To Control Aphids In Lettuce. Learn how to identify and control these common pests in this article

from This Old House

Troubleshooting Your Vegetable Garden

How to prevent your zucchini plants from taking over your garden and keep them producing. There are different varieties for different spaces.

Common Stem And Pod Borer Pests In Beans - It’s that time of year when the garden is booming with fat beans ripe for the pickin’. But oh, what’s this? Your lovely legumes seem to be afflicted with borer pests in the beans. Find out how to treat them here.

"All About Growing Eggplant" Learn all about growing eggplant, including the best eggplant varieties, how to prevent pests, growing eggplant in containers and simple tips for cooking baba ghanouj and caponata. From MOTHER EARTH NEWS