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Olive Use in Ancient Rome
Olive oil and olives were staples in the diet of the ancient Romans.
Yarrow History and Folklore
The history of the yarrow is long and interesting. Yarrow pollen has been found in Neanderthal burial sites dating to 60,000 years ago.
Insects and Diseases of Melons
All types of melons generally can suffer from the kinds of insect and disease problems. This includes watermelons.
The Olive Tree in Ancient Egypt
Olive trees were grown from ancient Egypt to Crete. The Egyptian goddess Isis was credited with bringing knowledge of the plant to Egypt.
Additional Asian Persimmon Varieties
Quite a few Asian persimmon varieties are well worth growing. These include Fuyu, Saijo, and others.
Choosing Melon Varieties for the Garden
Choose melon varieties that are suited to your particular growing situation. Factors to consider include the length of the growing season, climate, and disease/insect issues.
Olive Tree in the Middle Ages
The olive tree played a role in human history under the eastern Roman Empire and among Christians
Outstanding Asian Persimmon Varieties
Of the superior Asian persimmon varieties, the following stand out from the crowd.
Winter melons ripen late in the season and store especially well, sometimes for several months.
Growing Conditions for Olives
Olives are easy to grow so long as they're provided with the right growing conditions. These are suitable for various regions of the U.S.
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