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Okra in the Garden; Beautiful Flowers…

Many folks raise flowers for their beauty. And they most certainly are wondrously pretty! Not many flowers are edible, though; and even the ones that are don’t provide a lot of nutrition. So flower gardeners are involved in a particularly “pure” form of cultivation, for art’s sake (as it were).

Me, I like to eat what […]

Garden Update: Okra’s Up!

Where did the word “gumbo” come from? From Africa, the home of okra. Gumbo means okra. In more ways than one! Nowadays gumbo means a great stew or soup, usually of Cajun or Creole style, with all sorts of goodies in it. Including okra. (Wouldn’t be gumbo without okra.)

Okra is amazingly easy to grow […]