From its showy appearance in the garden to its delicate flavor in the kitchen, this bold and beautiful plant has plenty to offer.
Pretty poplars, aspens, and cottonwoods are much more than decorative additions to the landscape, though their beauty is famous.
Use this practical guide to care for and cultivate the popular Disa orchids.
Check out the world’s most dangerous tree, nicknamed the tree of death, which is native to the tropical parts of Florida.
Discover how a mix-up between black and white mulberry trees destroyed the fledging seventeenth-century English silk industry.
Love chocolate? Check out the fascinating history behind the cacao tree and its introduction to Europe in the sixteenth century.
Story by David Hamilton; photo by Jason Ingram
Learn to harvest sweet chestnuts with this guide, and identify the difference between chestnuts and their poisonous lookalike, conkers (horse chestnuts).
Discover how to forage for beech trees and edible nuts. Peeled beech nuts can be toasted in the oven for a tasty snack.
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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