Growing Jelly Melons

Sometimes, you get vegetables and fruits that look strangely odd-looking exotic. They might make you wonder about the edibility. ‘Do you really eat that? Or you do …. with that’? Something that has nothing to do with eating! There is one that looks like a hybrid of a caveman’s club and medieval torture device. That […]

Grow Goji Berries

Grow Goji Berries

From time to time, we hear about Super-foods. A must-grow for the gardeners! That are rich in anti-oxidants! Everyone falls over each other to get their hands on. And in few years, nobody remembers them. Goji berry was a star once, with claims of medicinal and nutrional values. Then others took on the mantle. I […]


Better known for its purple black fruits, elderberry (Sambucus canadensis) grows wild in southern Ontario and eastern North America. It is grown in home gardens as an ornamental and fruit plant.  It has fragrant flowers and attractive fruits. Elderberries are used in pies, jams, jellies, juice, wines and soup.  Its blossoms can be deep fried […]