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Edible nightshades: try a few-not-so-well-known varieties of the Nightshade family. May 1, 2017 1639
Historic American tomatoes: try a variety that harkens back to the days of the early frontier vegetable garden. Mar 1, 2017 1358
The early green cabbage: seven heirloom varieties, along with cultivation techniques, for the easy-growing, nutritional powerhouse. Jan 1, 2017 1499
Green and red sweet peppers: an intricate history leads us to today's heirloom sweet pepper varieties. Sep 1, 2016 1460
'New' old tomatoes: in addition to your favorite go-to tomato varieties, try a few of these heirlooms relatively new to the garden. Jul 1, 2016 1194
Springtime spears: build a bed of asparagus and reap the rewards for years to come. Mar 1, 2016 1330
Best buds: all about Brussels sprouts: when homegrown and fresh, this underrated vegetable is easy to grow, healthy and delicious, plus harvests last well into the fall. Jan 1, 2016 1277
Hard to beet: not just for pickling, several heirloom beet varieties exist that are perfect for small-scale farming or gardening. Sep 1, 2015 1436
Essential kale: leafy green vegetable provides lots of nutrition and taste, as well as garden beauty. Jul 1, 2015 1250
Peas in a Pod: heirloom varieties add color to your plot and delicious flavor to your table. Jan 1, 2015 1281
Heirloom apples hold worldwide appeal: learn more about these delicious and unusual varieties. Nov 1, 2014 1623
Give heirloom melons a chance: growing older varieties of cantaloupe and muskmelon will add flavor and an amazing aroma to your meals. Jul 1, 2014 1392
Plant heirloom cucumbers in the garden: sliced or pickled, 'cukes' are a delightful and delicious addition to any growing space. May 1, 2014 1217
The ancient leek: making a comeback, the lowly leek has a storied history with a wealth of culinary uses. Jan 1, 2014 1201
Plants called pumpkins: when you enjoy gourds in the fall, are pumpkins really among them? Nov 1, 2013 1702
How the carrot became domesticated: origins of root vegetable are fairly clear, while the history of its cultivation is still a bit cloudy. Sep 1, 2013 1363
The tiny tree of Italia: while broccoli has been around for a while, there are only a few heirloom varieties available for home gardeners. Jul 1, 2013 1486
Good for stringing, snapping and steaming: heirloom green bean varieties don't require a ton of gardening gumption, yet yield much in the summertime vegetable plot. May 1, 2013 1358
You say tomato: endless variety in this ancient berry can tantalize your taste buds, while offering a visual feast. Mar 1, 2013 1326
Diggin' up old tubers: heirloom potato varieties are difficult to find, but worth the effort. Jan 1, 2013 1185
Fascinating heirloom onions: cultivating different varieties with a wide range of edibility and great taste characteristics may be a backyard gardener's dream. Nov 1, 2012 1545
Growing watermelons: depending on your area, one of these heirloom varieties may hold the key to a delicious summertime reward. Sep 1, 2012 1448
Turnips make a comeback: pushed out by the potato, the turnip mounts a campaign to regain its most favored vegetable status. Jul 1, 2012 1252
Wonderful winter squashes: these little pepos include a range of heirloom varieties perfect for growing and eating. May 1, 2012 1309
Beyond iceberg: heirloom lettuce offers color and flavor: grow greens you'll love to eat. Mar 1, 2012 1212
Keeping things green: an ancient plant with staying power, spinach will keep your salad fresh all summer long. Jan 1, 2012 1165
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