When tariffs made imported Chinese tea too expensive for American colonists to purchase, they turned to native bee balms for tasty drinks.
Learn to identify wild cherries, and even grow them in your own backyard.
Dig up expert advice on growing heirloom basil, the praiseworthy plant that inspires a world of flavor, healing, protection, and spiritual elevation.
In a World-Cup-style elimination trial of 76 okra cultivars, 15 prevailed as the most productive, beautiful, and delicious choices.
By Nan Fischer
Invite rich nutrients and history into your garden with chickpeas, one of the oldest crops in the cultivated world.
With their spicy scent and bold colors, these centuries-old heirloom flowers can invigorate any garden, bouquet, or meal.
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.
Delight your taste buds, mind and eyes with beautiful photos and inspirational techniques on everything you need to know to grow, preserve and cook your own heirloom fruits and vegetables. You won’t want to miss the stories about plants passed down from generation to generation.
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