Posts Tagged ‘brassicas’

Recent Study: The Life of a Vegetable Continues After Harvest

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A recent scientific study published in Current Biology reveals that vegetables continue to “live” for some time after they have been harvested, showing that the life of a vegetable does not end when it is picked. Two of the benefits of this for cabbages and other brassicas are that: anti-cancer properties form after the brassica has been ...

Are you Growing Easy, Nutritious and Delicious Kale?

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Currently regarded as one of the most healthy vegetables on Planet Earth, kale is packed full of nutrients, has incredible health benefits, and when well prepared, has a delicious flavour. It is easy to grow, needs minimal care, and will reward you with an awesome harvest for much longer than most of the other veggies ...

Growing Your Own Broccoli at Home

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People who loathe eating cabbage sometimes find it difficult to believe that both broccoli and cauliflower are closely related to the common cabbage! All are members of the brassica family that also includes Brussels sprouts, Chinese cabbage, kale, and perhaps surprisingly, turnips as well. The best known type of broccoli is the sprouting type that produces ...