Why isn’t a cashew a nut? Learn the answer to this question and more in the second installment of our Herbarium department, in which we explain the different types of plants and the scientific logic behind their classification.
The staff at Seed Savers Exchange discusses the origin of the word “heirloom” and how they differentiate heirloom seeds from others on the market.
Mark your calendars; here are the dates that gardeners and naturalists alike won’t want to miss for winter 2016/2017.
Doug Oster offers advice on transistioning from a garden of annuals to perennials.
If you need a break from the everyday maintenance woes of your summer garden, you aren't alone! Relief is on the way in the form of fall.
Find the answer to downy mildew, replanting, and other impatiens problems.
One Arizona gardener shares her ongoing journey to combat the high heat and make her desert garden thrive.
Migratory birds are welcome helpers in the garden, but they, along with other food chain members, are constant mortality reminders for the gardener.
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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