Tips on How to Cultivate Ewedu (Corchorus olitoris)

Tips on How to Cultivate Ewedu (Corchorus olitoris)

Ewedu, botanically called Corchorus olitoris, is also called jute in the English language. It is a major delicacy in the southwestern part of Nigeria, usually served with an indigenous dish like yam flour and melon soup. This vegetable is very palatable and simple to...
Ways to Prevent Common Pests and Diseases in Ugu

Ways to Prevent Common Pests and Diseases in Ugu

In this article, we examine how to prevent common pests and diseases in ugu, a popular vegetable found in many Nigerian delicacies. Preventing Common Pests and Diseases in your Vegetable Production Ugu or pumpkin leaf (Telfairia occidentalis) is one of the most...
Tips for Buying and Storing Cucumbers

Tips for Buying and Storing Cucumbers

Cucumbers are very common fruits with a lot of health benefits. But there is so much to know about these fruits (are you thinking they are vegetables?) that they almost come across as mysterious! Cucumbers can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 1 week. They are...
How To Grow Grapefruits

How To Grow Grapefruits

Grapefruits are actually relatively modern. They have existed for only a couple hundred years. Grapefruits are a hybrid of the pomelo and the sweet orange, though in some regions they are mistaken for pomelos. Most believe that grapefruits were a natural hybrid,...