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Good Gourd!

Pumpkins. Squashes and Gourds !!!! Cucurbita (Latin for gourd) is a genus of herbaceous vines native to the Andes and Meso America. They are grown worldwide for their edible fruit and seeds.  We grow many of these in our customers rooftop gardens! The yellow or orange flowers on a Cucurbita plant are of two types: […]

What is a Hybrid ?

Hybridizing from a commercial perspective is a process by which new, plants are developed with particularly desirable qualities therefore making them more marketable. Hybrids are developed for their disease resistance, growth rate, size of plant, flower, fruit or size of fruit, increased flowering, color, taste, or any reason a plant might be considered special. Most […]