Prior to 1900, folks thought that most corn was only suited for animal feed. In 1902, ‘Golden Bantam’ corn changed all that. What is Golden . . .
Bok choy is a cruciferous vegetable belonging to the mustard family along with cabbage, kale, cauliflower, mustard, turnips and broccoli. The plant may be relatively . . .
Native to Mexico, the Tatume squash is a little known heirloom vegetable that deserves a lot more attention. It’s a staple in Mexican cooking, and . . .
As days become shorter and trees put on their autumn displays of color, our gardens can look sad and wilted. Bright summer bloomers die back . . .
Did you ever wonder what bears have for lunch in the boreal forests of the Arctic and Subarctic? Bearberry is often on the menu in . . .
The Cannibal Tomato eggplant, is it an eggplant or a tomato? Exactly what is a Cannibal’s tomato? Cannibal tomato is not a tomato at all . . .
Even if you enjoy eating them, turnips in the garden are not viewed by most gardeners as romantic or even interesting vegetables. Yet, turnip plant . . .
In early spring, when I am feeling particularly depressed about what seems to be a neverending Wisconsin winter, I like to frequently check on my . . .