A super easy to grow succulent that looks like clusters of tiny translucent watermelons, known to some as "Alien Eggs." A great indoor plant for any collection.
I rescued this Christmas cactus (Schlumbergera bridgesii) from a trash bin back in 2019. Now it rewards us every Christmas with this beautiful floral display
I grew Rouge Vif D’Etampes (aka: "Cinderella") French heirloom pumpkins the first time both for Halloween and for fall squash dishes (pie!). Here are my notes.
Rubber rabbitbrush is a tough, drought tolerant plant native to the U.S. west from Canada to Mexico. In autumn it puts on a show of yellow flowers bee's love.
A lush Central/South American native Piper auritum has root beer scented leaves and a peppery-licorice flavor. Also known as Mexican pepperleaf or hoja santa
We grew three different heirloom zucchini varieties and rated them based on space, productivity, and flavor to find the best combo for our home vegetable garden
Two thirds of the way through the growing season, Carbon Black Heirloom Tomatoes have been a standout for the size and quantity of the tomatoes they produce
A low maintenance native of the American southwest and northern Mexico, Yerba Mansa is an attractive trailing plant that grows along creeks and in shallow water
I grew Armenian cucumbers for the first time this spring. Here's what I learned about this tasty, 3,000 year-old fruit from the Middle East
Lemon Queen sunflower is a pale yellow multi-branched sunflower that grows to 8 feet and produces an abundance of bottom-to-top flowers over a long bloom period