Chicory: From Coffee to Plate

You may know lowly chicory’s well-dressed cousins by different names, and they should end up on your plate—or in your cup.

mums (C. morifolium)

Mums Aren’t Just For Fall

The chrysanthemum used in Traditional Chinese Medicine may not be as showy as their counterparts seen in the fall, but they offer great healing to the body.

ramps

Wild Ramps Need Your Help!

Diminishing populations of ramps in the wild means we all need to do our part to protect them in our forests and gardens.

Lenten rose

Growing The Lenten Rose

This early spring flower can add a bit of beauty to your landscape or a hand-picked bouquet.

What Does No-Till Actually Mean?

No-till is touted as a farming practices that saves the soil, but different farmers practice it in so many different ways.

sesame, sesame field

Growing Sesame In The Home Garden

This tropical plant has been bred to grow stateside in your own garden—and the benefits of doing so are plentiful.

meadowsweet

Meadowsweet And Its Connection To Aspirin

Salicylic acid, whether isolated or contained within a medicinal plant, can be helpful to many people, though it’s important to exercise caution when using it.

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