Profiles

Inspirational interviews, farm and garden tours, and more.

A Brief History of Plant Hunters

By Abigail Willis

How the precarious adventures of botanists have shaped gardening as we know it today.


The Glass Flowers

By Benjamin Whitacre

The Ware Collection of Blaschka Glass Models of Plants at Harvard University, commonly known as the “Glass Flowers,” preserves the past and inspires a future for hundreds of heirloom plants.


The ‘Gilfeather’ Turnip: A Vermont Heirloom Variety

By Haley Casey

Learn how this root vegetable’s unique appearance, taste, and history have made it a source of pride for one small Vermont town.


Things My Grandma Taught Me

By Cathy Pouria

Lessons passed down about life and gardening.


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Homegrown Olive Oil Business

By Rebecca Martin

One small family has built a big business by growing olives and pressing its own extra-virgin oil.


Seed Saving Libraries

By Cindy Conner

Seed libraries are sprouting up in public libraries across the nation. Borrow these ideas for nurturing one in your community.


Pollinating Flies in the Garden

By Erica McAlister

Although sometimes pesky, flies can play an important role in the garden.


Farmers, Growers, and the Restaurants Who Love Them

By Lacey Thacker

An update and exciting news about a project profiling foodies and farmers in the Central Arkansas local food scene.



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