Jicama is a legume!

Jicama is a legume, even though he usually see just the swollen tuber. Here’s an image with the leaves and beans as well. […]

Grubbing Around in the Garden & Looking for Spring

Grubbing Around in the Garden, Finding Its Promise, and A Question […]

Harvesting Larkspur Seeds in July

When you want a little more control in your garden plan, saving seeds from annuals might be a good idea, especially when they’re plentiful. […]

The Zucchini with Ribs

Of all the bland summer squashes out there, one stands out, and it’s a zucchini. […]

The Mighty Gilfeather Rutabaga

In late November I finally had a chance to see and taste this heirloom vegetable, and I must say, it was good! […]

What I Learned from the Drought

What this summer’s continued drought taught me in the garden. […]

Connecting the Dots with Vegetable Literacy

Vegetable Literacy connects the dots between the plant world and the kitchen and goes out in the world. […]

Greens From the Greenhouse and Greens from the Out-of-Doors

Tender from the greenhouse or tough from the out-of-doors, these greens are like two different creatures, but both are for good eating. […]

Just Vegetables: January Cabbage

Savoy cabbage, also called January King, is indeed one of the bright spots of this long chilly month. […]

Sage and Winter Squash with Sage

Sage and winter squash make a harmonious pair that stick together from fall through winter. […]