Are Red Onions Nightshade Vegetables?

Plants from the Solanaceae family are informally called nightshade plants. Onions, like red onions, aren’t from the Solanaceae or nightshade family. Nightshade plants comprise potatoes (Solanum tuberosum), tomatoes (Solanum lycopersicum), manyflower tobacco (Nicotiana acuminata) and petunias (Petunia axillaris), grown as perennials at U.S. Department of Agriculture plant hardiness zones 9 through 11. While the potato…

Guest Groups: Contemporary Garden Thoughts

Hooray! Summer has finally arrived! Now it is time to get outdoors and enjoy your garden. If you are eager to integrate modern styling and design into your garden, however small or big it is, there are lots of strategies to achieve this and a good deal of products that may help create a fresh…