The plant world boasts more than 500 species of passionflower plants, almost always on vines but occasionally as shrubby plants. Either way, this beautiful heirloom . . .
“Arbor beans, white, scarlet, crimson, purple, at the trees level on both sides of the terraces and on the long walk of the garden,” Thomas . . .
When you think sweet potatoes, chances are you think of those orange fleshed things at Thanksgiving, maybe with marshmallows on top. While there’s nothing wrong . . .
Asparagusis a crop that takes some patience. If you’re short on patience, Precoce d’Argenteuil is a good choice. You’ll still have to wait, but not . . .
Gourds are always an interesting addition to the garden. If you’re growing gourds, you’re likely more interested in ornamentals than food. And with some gourds, . . .
I have to admit I hate eggplant. Although it has value in a number of cuisines, the fruits can be too mushy and sweet for . . .
Wethersfield red onions (Allium cepa) are among the best-known of America’s heirloom onions, with a rich history inextricably tied to the nation’s earliest years. Read . . .
Imagine you could blow a banana up like a balloon so that it got a longer and much, much plumper. That’s what a ripe banana . . .