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These are many in-season vegetables you can enjoy during the summer into fall growing season. It is natural and better nutritionally for you to eat fresh in-season vegetables. We have become accustomed to having all vegetables year round in our supermarkets. If you shop at your local farmers market it will be easy to find the vegetables that are local and in-season.
Really useful book on room and window gardening. This is a vintage title from the 1920s that has been republished as an ebook.... Read more »
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Friend in Atlanta, GA, she wonders what this tree is, she reports the fruit is only about an inch in diameter. I said it looked like a lichee, but she told me there is no big seed inside the fruit. Hoping for an ID. Thanks! View Responses (4 replies)
0000: Today's Hortiscope: Craving the taste of fresh tomatoes? Take advantage of them now, before the season gets away from you.
1773: Aime Jacques Alexandre Bonpland, French botanist and explorer, was born in La Rochelle. He would explore Mexico, Colombia, and along the Amazon river, collecting and classifying about 60,000 plants.
1805: Explorers Lewis and Clark found the bitterroot (Lewisia cotyledon) among some items belonging to Native Americans near Big Hole Valley in Montana.
1859: Edward Lothrop Rand was born. He would study the flora of Mt. Desert Island, Maine and co-publish a "Flora of Mount Desert Island, Maine" with John Howard Redfield, in 1894.
1980: Ruth Stout, American gardener and author died. She advocated organic gardening practices, specifically a "no-dig/no-work" method that relied on a thick layer of mulch to smother weeds and improve soil.