Vegetable Identification

Tomatoes

Seasonal eaters and gardeners alike wait impatiently, for the first ripe tomato of the season–nothing tastes like a fresh garden tomato! Thousands of varieties of tomatoes are known, and hundreds actually cultivated. The commercial tomato industry tends to utilize newer … Read More

Watermelon

It can be both the fruit and the plant of a vine-like (scrambler and trailer) plant originally from southern Africa, and is one of the most common types of melon. This flowering plant produces a special type of fruit known … Read More

Zucchini

Handle zucchini with care as they are easily damaged. Look for a moist stem end and a slightly prickly, yet shiny skin as indicators of freshness. Ideally, green zucchini should be no more than 6 inches long and one to … Read More