Types of courgette: best heirloom & new courgette varieties

Types of courgette: best heirloom & new courgette varieties

Courgettes are easy to grow in the garden. Here you can find out about the heirloom and new varieties of courgettes. The courgettes (also: zucchini or summer squash) sold in supermarkets usually belong to the common long and green variety. Because of that, many do…

Types of basil: 14 aromatic & tasty basil varieties

Types of basil: 14 aromatic & tasty basil varieties

Basil has become one of the most popular culinary herbs. We will show you the wide range of basil varieties that you can plant in your own garden. To a lot of people, basil (Ocimum basilicum) is just a light green plant with large, curved…

Types of peonies: an overview of 40 best varieties

Types of peonies: an overview of 40 best varieties

Peonies are an extremely diverse group of plants. In this article, we will introduce you to different types of peonies you can grow in your garden. The genus of peonies (Paeonia) has an almost unlimited variety of flower colours and shapes. This is thanks to…

White roses: the 15 most beautiful white rose varieties

White roses: the 15 most beautiful white rose varieties

White roses are one of the flowers that carry a lot of symbolic meaning. We have collected the best white rose varieties for you – from pure white to cream-coloured roses. Even though all types of roses (Rosa) are without a doubt enchanting and traditionally…

The most fragrant roses: the 20 best scented rose varieties

The most fragrant roses: the 20 best scented rose varieties

Not every type of rose has an aromatic fragrance. Here is a list of 20 types of fragrant roses with a delightful scent. A rose garden just like in fairy-tales is the dream of every gardener. You might find suitable rose varieties on walks through…

Types of mint: the most refreshing mint varieties for the garden

Types of mint: the most refreshing mint varieties for the garden

Mint is an absolute classic in the herb bed. Here are some of the best and most aromatic types of mint with information on what makes each variety special. While everyone knows about peppermint, terms such as pineapple mint or chocolate mint remain rather unknown…

Types of lentils: the most popular lentil varieties

Types of lentils: the most popular lentil varieties

Lentils are a versatile group of legumes and have a lot to offer. These are the best varieties of lentils to grow and cook.  Lentils (Lens culinaris) are one of the oldest cultivated plants. As a result, they have been bred extensively. Therefore, there are…

Types of chillies: chilli varieties at a glance

Types of chillies: chilli varieties at a glance

Jalapeño, Tabasco, Cayenne and Habanero are well-known varieties. Learn about the chilli varieties from mild & fruity to fiery-hot here. According to experts, there are 3000 to 4000 different types of chillies worldwide. This enormous number is distributed among about 35 different species. Both peppers…

Types of potatoes: the best 50 potato varieties

Types of potatoes: the best 50 potato varieties

The potatoes Linda, Annabelle & Gala are well-known varieties. Widen your horizon in this article and find the best potato varieties ranging from floury to firm. Biodiversity: the hidden treasure of the Andes Since 2008 was proclaimed the international year of the potato (Solanum tuberosum),…

Types of hydrangeas: best hydrangea varieties for your garden

Types of hydrangeas: best hydrangea varieties for your garden

This article gives an overview of the most beautiful types of hydrangeas: from Endless Summer to Annabell and countless others, these are our favourites. The genus Hydrangea consists of a large number of different species. All hydrangeas have a shared origin from the continents of…