A look at the history of a Vermont apple orchard that dates back to the late 1700s, and how the orchard manager began to revive the apples trees on the sorely neglected property when a historic preservation trust acquired in in the mid-1990s.
By Samantha Johnson
With a little know-how and some careful timing, you can keep your Christmas or Thanksgiving cactus blooming year after year.
Readers share stories of treasured family plants passed down for generations, including lemon trees and sweet violets.
By Shannon McCabe
Learn how an acclaimed garden designer, Gertrude Jekyll, collected and bred unique plants, including one particularly appealing azure bloom.
By William Woys Weaver
This tasty, ‘wonder’ful bean is widely adapted and requires less heat than most lima beans.
This year we grew out a bunch of different cherry tomatoes. Check out which did the best.
We grew a bunch of different colorful tomatoes to see which is the best. Find out more.
I grew a bunch of Roma Tomatoes and here is how they all turned out.
Cultivate your love of historic plant varieties and traditional recipes with a subscription to Heirloom Gardener magazine today!
Don’t miss a single issue of Heirloom Gardener. Published by the editors of MOTHER EARTH NEWS, Heirloom Gardener provides decades of organic gardening experience from the most trusted voices in the field. Subscribe today and save as much as 38% off the newsstand price! Get one year (4 issues) for only $24.95!