Tag: peppers

Almapaprika for Homemade Paprika

Almapaprika is a wonderful  sweet pepper and as the name  suggests is the source of the versatile spice, paprika.

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Advantages of Grafted Vegetables

Grafted tomato 'Lipso'

Grafted tomato ‘Lipso’

I have to admit when first learning some while back of the existence of Dobies grafted vegetable plants to being a little dubious. Not being a horticulturalist left me wondering what they were and why I should introduce them into our garden and greenhouse. What was (is) so special about grafting vegetables. Grafting as a technique has of course existed for ages – fruit growing springs particularly to mind where, for instance, a specific variety of pear, plum or apple is grafted onto a ‘wild’ and stronger rootstock.

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