Okra is grow for its long, pointed seed pods, which are used in gumbos and soups. Okra is a warm season vegetable that can easily be grown in home vegetable gardens. Its flowers resemble hibiscus and okra makes a nice ornamental plant as well.
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Growing and preserving food from your garden is fun. Our A-Z guides offer tips, tricks + recipes. Learn when to harvest, how to preserve & ways to enjoy!
If you’re wanting to plant a garden this year but aren’t sure exactly how to go about it, read this helpful blog post on how to select a gardening site.
Gardening isn’t just about growing food. Here are 10 other reasons you should go a garden.
By growing potatoes from pollinated seeds we can develop locally adapted plants that thrive in our gardens.
Turnip greens are a cruciferous vegetable and research has shown that some of its cancer fighting properties top cabbage, kale, cauliflower, and broccoli. The bitter taste of turnip greens is linked in part to its calcium content; it has 4 times more calcium than cabbage and twice the calcium of mustard greens. – See more […]
Ease your kids into loving both vegetables and gardening by surprising them with the unexpected. Purple carrots and a tomato that masqueradees as a pepper. Why not? Grow vegetables kids will love on sight.
We’re not the only animals who enjoy an edible landscape. Here are my top picks for what to plant, what to avoid and how to get started with edible landscaping.
Every year my hubby and I use few of these in the spring, we use them to water our seed trays, just-up seedlings and house plants. They are so easy to fill, carry and pour, they don’t leak or drip back down the spout like watering cans!