Learn about the rich history of sesame and its continued culinary and medicinal uses.
A delightful old-fashioned herb that is pretty enough for the flower garden!
Learn more about crab apple trees and how you can use their fruit.
In South Carolina, the Bradford family strengthens its Southern roots by saving one of the world’s best tasting heirloom watermelons from extinction.
Find out more about the origins and habitats of the mistletoe plant.
By Robert H. Mohlenbrock
Discover the anatomy of the grasses of Illinois and the characteristics the grasses share with other plants.
Learn more about the flowers locations, habitats, growing tendencies and the other states this flower may be habitable in, you may have some growing near you.
Learn more about the fern species, begin to identify the different types of soils and landscapes where ferns seem to thrive and why. Limestone outcroppings are popular among the ferns in Illinois because they tend to be close to the waters-edge and ferns love the moisture-rich soil by the cliffs.
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