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.
Kazakhstan's wild apple tree holds an insight to apple ancestry and a rooted hope for renewed genetic diversity in apple propagation.
Despite being associated with sadness in literature and language, the willow is a resilient tree with a rich history.
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.
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