In a World-Cup-style elimination trial of 76 okra cultivars, 15 prevailed as the most productive, beautiful, and delicious choices.
With their spicy scent and bold colors, these centuries-old heirloom flowers can invigorate any garden, bouquet, or meal.
By Nan Fischer
Invite rich nutrients and history into your garden with chickpeas, one of the oldest crops in the cultivated world.
Readers share tales of treasured family plants.
While violets’ delicate blossoms are a treat only for the observant, the plant has enjoyed a long history of medicinal and culinary use.
Heirloom Gardener readers share their stories of treasured family plants that have been passed down for generations.
One of nature’s long-lived symbols of spring, lilacs bring fragrance, beauty, and nostalgia to every landscape they adorn.
Used to make a signature black tea by Native Americans, yaupon’s appeal as a caffeinated drink rose and fell due to an unfortunate name given to it by Europeans.
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