How to Grow Okra—A Southern Staple

No summer meal in the South is complete without okra, but no matter where you live, your garden should boast this beautiful vegetable.

Northern Okra

Photo courtesy iStockphoto/Thinkstock I find Indian-style curry to be the perfect match for okra. About three weeks ago, one of our garden coop plots was weed-ridden (again), so a couple of us waded in. I climbed behind a trellis of spent pea vine to pull them out. Among the weeds, I saw a row of […]