Learn of an interesting history about tobacco and its connection to the Delaware Indians.
Readers share heirloom stories about treasured plants that have been saved, grown, cooked, and enjoyed for generations.
Corn was highly valued by the native peoples across the Americas and their dependence on corn created many “Corn Mother” creation myths and folklore.
The “tree of life,” or Baobab, is the world’s largest succulent plant and is a sacred tree of Africa’s, which produces the superfruit.
For hundreds of generations, humans all over the planet have been growing crops and saving seeds from their best plants to sow the following season. Seeds have a rich history and are very important to agriculture.
Discover the mythology of bael. Native to India, this fruit and its tree are considered scared by Hindus.
Grow a rainbow in your garden with beautiful, flavorful Five Color Silverbeets.
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