Love chocolate? Check out the fascinating history behind the cacao tree and its introduction to Europe in the sixteenth century.
Discover how to forage for beech trees and edible nuts. Peeled beech nuts can be toasted in the oven for a tasty snack.
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).
Learn how to identify and pick this unusually large, ball-shaped mushroom. You can find it in North America and Europe.
Learn about how the characteristics of the apple are shaped by its methods of propagation: either through cross pollination or rootstock.
Discover the many varieties of apples with a special focus on twenty unique and delicious varieties, including how to best prepare them.
Far from being a nuisance, sunny goldenrod offers a variety of health benefits, and hides an intriguing secret role in industrial history.
Readers share tales of treasured family plants.
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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