Edible Gardening

Types of Oranges
Different Types of Oranges To Grow Or For Consumption (with Pictures)
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Orange trees are a hot climate fruit-producing plant that typically thrives in hot, dry regions in full sun, with moist and well-draining soil. There are many different types of orange you might want to consider when it comes to growing for orange trees or buying oranges for consumption. These are the main types of oranges available:

Types of Mints
6 Types of Mints You Can Grow In The Garden
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Mint plants are perennial herbs that are easy to grow and have many versatile uses. Mint is widely cultivated for its medicinal uses and is popularly used in cooking or for flavoring beverages. Discover some of the most common types of mints and learn about their history and care requirements here.

Types of Zucchini
15 Different Types of Zucchini - Care & Use Instructions
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Zucchini is technically considered a fruit when growing on a plant, but it is treated as a vegetable in cooking. They are also known as courgettes or summer squash. These warm-season plants can be grown in almost any climate with mild summers, and there are so many different varieties to try out.

Types of Cucumbers
15 Different Types of Cucumbers That You Can Grow
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Cucumber plants are warm-weather plants that can grow anywhere with warm to hot summers. They typically take around 60 days to be ready for harvest, making them ideal for growing even in regions that experience hot weather only for a few months a year. These plants are easy to grow and very rewarding. There are many types of cucumbers, which can be categorized into three groups; slicing cucumber, pickling cucumbers, and specialty cucumbers.

Types of Pear Trees
Different Types of Pear Trees with Pictures
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Pear trees are rewarding to grow, as many types can produce delicious fruits, and they have an ornamental beauty all year round. They look luscious in spring when they are in full bloom, then have a fresh appeal during summer when they are densely packed with vibrant green leaves

Types of Oregano
7 Popular Types of Oregano That You Can Grow
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This perennial herb is cultivated for both culinary and ornamental uses. It thrives in hot climates and has a good tolerance of drought, making it very low maintenance and easy to care for. In warmer climates, it can be evergreen all year round, or in cooler regions can be grown as an annual plant. Read on to discover the many different types of this aromatic plant.

Types of Watermelon
11 Different Types of Watermelon with Care Guides
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Watermelons are a delicious fruit that is refreshing and sweet and are perfect to be enjoyed ice cold on a hot summer day. These fruits grow on vines, and they require four months of consistently warm weather to thrive. Fortunately, though, they can be grown in most USDA hardiness zones, as cooler regions can start seedlings inside before the weather is hot enough to move them outside.

Types of Garlic
11 Different Types of (Hardness & Softness) Garlic That You Can Grow
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Garlic is a bulbous perennial that belongs to the onion family. The bulbs are very flavorsome and are a common ingredient in cooking. They are easy plants to grow at home, requiring little maintenance and being adaptable to a wide variety of climates. There are hundreds of varieties of garlic, but they can all be categorized into two main groups; hardneck and softneck. From here, these groups can further be broken down into eleven types of garlic.

Types of Sage Plants
12 Different Types of Sage Plants (Pictures & Details)
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Sage plants encompass a plethora of plants that can be woody shrubs or tender herbs. Many are perennial in warm climates, but they are also popularly cultivated as annuals in cooler regions. Some sage plants are edible and commonly used for culinary purposes, while other sage plants are purely ornamental. Learn about the different types of sage plants here.