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Plant of the Month

You are most likely familiar with the plant quinoa, an ancient grain domesticated in South America, but have you heard […]

Peaches, peaches, peaches, peaches, peaches! You may be familiar with the recently popular ballad sung by Bowser for Princess Peach, […]

With the passing of the Summer Solstice, summer is officially in full swing, which also means that blackberries are ripening […]

Often confused with bamboo, rivercane is a native resource that has been used for thousands of years, most notably in […]

Spring is finally here, and one of the first green vegetables to emerge is ramps (Allium tricoccum)! Many ramps festivals […]

With caps situated like tiny hats, acorns (Quercus sp.) are one of the most easily recognizable nuts. Acorns are not […]

Oh my gourd, it’s our October plant of the month – bottle gourd! Pumpkins get plenty of attention this time […]

Figure 1. “Winter Corn” by Perry McKenna (CC BY 2.0). Used by people around the world, corn is known by […]

With our garden in full glory, we couldn’t pick just one Plant of the Month! Earlier this year, we started […]

“Here we go round the mulberry bush” is a popular nursery rhyme familiar to many. But how well do you […]