Identifying Kochia and Ways to Control It

Kochia is an effective competitor for light, nutrients, and soil moisture, and can reduce crop yield.

Kochia, pronounced as koh-kee-ah, is a plant native to Asia, brought and introduced to Europe, and becomes ornamental in the US. People may know it for other names, like mock cypress or Mexican fire brush, but sometimes ‘burning bush’ is more proper due to the reddish appearance during autumn. Grouped in the family of Chenopodiaceae … Read more

Potential Health Benefits of Dandelion Plant

The best soil for dandelion seed growing is characteristically rich, fertile, well-draining, slightly alkaline and soft down to 10 inches (25 cm.) deep because dandelion roots grow deep.

Our popular belief has it that dandelions are mere wild plants and their existence in the garden is unsightly. Well, it might not be entirely true because dandelion plants have been aiding people in curing some diseases since a couple of centuries ago. Yes, health practitioners even are promoting dandelion supplements to keep ones’ body … Read more

The Most Awaited Tulip Types to View during Blooming Season

Tulip is a bulbous herb type of plant, belongs to the genus Tulipa and the family Liliaceae. This group’s lineup is as varied as 100 species, natively scattered around countries in Eurasia. In addition, two-thirds of which commonly grow in the southeastern Soviet Union and the eastern Mediterranean. Some of the species are popular among … Read more

Sunflower: The Summer Plant with Tasty Seeds

Sunrich Gold sunflower seeds produce exceptionally uniform flowers with densely packed golden petals surrounding a green disk.

The sunflower always brings joy with its bright yellow petals. Besides, it produces tasty and nutritious edible seeds. Keep on reading to get acquainted with this beautiful plant. Sunflower Plant The sunflower, also known as Helianthus annuus, is an annual plant that is native to North America, although it is usually associated with the Mediterranean … Read more