Berries grow in all parts of North America and come in a wide variety of colors, sizes and shapes. But how do you know which ones are safe to eat and which could make you sick, or worse? Good Berry Bad Berry is the authoritative one-stop guide to identifying and safely enjoying these healthy “superfruits” – with clear descriptions and full color photographs of 40 of the most noteworthy widely available berries in North America (including a separate listing of berries found only in certain regions). Packaged with heavy matte-laminated pages and concealed-wire binding for handy, water-resistant use outside.
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Sometimes Asparagus Is More Than Asparagus
Helen Yoest didn’t set out, as she said recently, to write a horticultural Kama Sutra. It was sort of an accident. Ms. Yoest, a garden writer, was researching an article on avocados when she learned that the fruit was considered an aphrodisiac. What makes it so, she wondered: The nutrients? The shape? Bingo. Turns out their reputation dates to the Aztecs, who marveled at how avocados grew in pairs, and named the plant “the testicle tree.”
the top 10 plants to add interest to the garden in winter
The centerpiece of Linda’s potager is a vegetable, herb, and cutting garden divided into four quadrants and framed by a ‘Wintergreen’ boxwood hedge. The beauty of the hedge is that it brings order to garden chaos.