I chose to grow Japanese white egg eggplant (Solanum melongena) this year because, I wanted to to see if I could get the kids to eat it! They basically look like chicken eggs growing on a plant, they even hang by one end like a mini egg tree. They are great to cook with and […]
How to dehydrate eggplant: Eggplant is really an amazing vegetable and I am embarrassed to admit, I had never had eggplant once in my 48 years until recently. It was just not something my family ever served growing up so I never bought any as an adult either. My son planted some this summer in […]
We planted purple eggplant in our garden this year. It was our first time, actually. A friend of mine blessed me with 4 eggplant starts and I figured, “why not?” The eggplants took over. Seriously. There was no more room to run, or to hide. I had made all the eggplant recipes I could find […]
Eggplant is one crop I cannot do without in my garden! If you’re thinking about trying your hand at raising some, check out these tips for planting, care of, and harvesting eggplants, as well as some tidbits on a few pests you will need to lookout for.
This is an easy one-pot stew that gives a unique twist to zucchini and other summer vegetables. Serve over rice or couscous for an easy, exotic supper!
Eggplant is a beautiful and versatile vegetable, it is also quite a temperamental plant to grow. Learn all there is to know about growing eggplant in your garden- from seed starting to care and harvest!