So, how hot is it? No, not the weather. Franklin County Master Gardener Carol Kagan explains the Scoville Scale, which measures levels of heat found in hot peppers, or chilies: Your taste buds are craving salsa and its time to check the peppers...
Washington, D.C. - Chili peppers in vibrant red hang ready to be plucked. Dry cornstalks tower over shorter plants, evidence of buttery ears long consumed. A lone watermelon weights down one bed, while a smattering of small pumpkins ripen in another.
From Armenia, this heirloom seed is a member of the cucumis melo var. inodoruslike the honeydew. Very fragrant with a firm texture, these one pound melons are often confused because of their colors with the Rich Sweetness 123 - which weighs only ¼ of pound- and the Plum Granny (Queen Ann) melon – very small oval shape.
Sweet potato, Ipomoea batatas, is a very versatile food crop," said Jennifer Fishburn. "Despite its name, it is not related to the Irish potato. The sweet potato is a true root, while an Irish potato is a tuber (an underground stem).
Research-based education on food preservation, preparing, and cooking: canning, freezing, drying, pickling, jams and jellies, safe meals, storage, fruits, vegetables and herbs, tomatoes and salsa, meat and fish, and eggs and dairy.
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Autumn's arrival does not signal the end of fresh produce from the garden. "With a little advance planning, you can continue to reap the bounty of fresh, tender greens, sweet carrots, and beets," said Greg Stack, a University of Illinois Extension horticulture educator.