A turnip is a root vegetable with a round, white root whereas a parsnip is a root vegetable that has the appearance of a cream-colored carrot. These vegetables can be prepared in similar ways.Know More
Turnips have a mild flavor, are rich in vitamin C and can be prepared in multiple ways. Preparation methods include roasting, boiling, steaming or stir-frying, or they can be mashed up and served as an alternative to mashed potatoes.
Parsnips are also called parsley root. Like the turnip, parsnips have a mild flavor. They can be roasted with a drizzle of olive oil and salt and pepper for a delicious side dish.Learn more about Outdoor Plants & Flowers
Beans and peas are both seeds that grow in pods of a large plant of the family Fabaceae or Leguminisae. Peas are a type of bean.Full Answer >
The difference between a flower and a weed is truly in the eye of the gardener. A weed is defined as a wild plant that is growing where it is not wanted and stealing nutrients from the desired flowers in the garden. A flower takes time, requires specific growing and watering conditions, where a weed can grow anywhere, under most conditions.Full Answer >
Plant roots are structures developed to draw nutrients and moisture from the soil while tubers serve as storage vessels and as a means to propagate new plants. Plants form tubers on their roots and both their stems. Stem tubers contain stem cells that allow plants to reproduce by forming new stems and leaves. Root tubers are not true tubers as they do not have stem cells or redacted leaves.Full Answer >
Agriculture is the cultivating of crops and animals for human consumption, while horticulture is the study and cultivation of plants without the use of animals. Plants grown by horticulturists are not necessarily used for food. Agricultural plants are grown in large fields with the express purpose of being sold commercially. Horticulture can refer to a large field of plants grown for the purpose of study or a backyard garden.Full Answer >