Sassafras may sound tropical and exotic, but it actually comes from this continent and is known as America’s only native spice. The leaves, bark and . . .
Also known as green manure, cover crops have been used in farming and gardening since ancient times. From the biggest farms to backyard vegetable gardens, . . .
In the late 18th and early 19th century, gardening purely for ornamental purposes became popular and landscape architecture or design styles were born. Before this . . .
After a period of being passé, kitchen gardens are in again, albeit not exactly as they were grown in the 17th or 18th century. The . . .
Snowdrop plants have long been a welcome addition to flower gardens and landscapes. Among the first blooming bulbs to begin to flower, usually in late . . .
Safflower (Carthamus tinctorius) is an unusual but lovely addition to any garden. It produces brilliant red, yellow or orange flowers atop stems (up to 3 . . .
Nothing speaks classic more than nasturtium plants. These long-time favorites are far more than attractive garden specimens – they have a rich history behind them . . .
Celtuce is a very unique looking and interesting tasting Chinese vegetable that is slowly gaining popularity in the West. This is due, probably, to how . . .