Watermelon – Citrullus lanatus var. lanatus

Watermelon – Citrullus lanatus var. lanatus

Watermelons are summertime treats, and since 2008, we have celebrated the entire month of July as National Watermelon Month. While watermelons are commonly refered to as a ‘melon,’ it is botanically a berry, and is in the vining vegetable plant family...
Farmall Tractor

Farmall Tractor

Renee Shelton When Renee’s not in the garden getting her green thumb on, she’s in the bakeshop talking about pastry. Cultivate to Plate brings garden cultivation and cooking together, sharing information on gardening through garden blog updates, and following...
Olives

Olives

The olive tree, Olea europaea, is an evergreen tree native to the Mediterranean region, Asia, and Africa. It produces fruit (drupe) of the same name that forms from small, white flowers. The olive fruit range in colors from green to purple to black, depending on...
Blueberries – Vaccinium corymbosum

Blueberries – Vaccinium corymbosum

Blueberries are an evergreen or deciduous plant (depending on variety) with oval-shaped leaves and bell-shaped flowers. The round, edible berries turn a deep, blue-purple when ripe. Blueberries are found in the wild and in cultivated and commercial gardens. Varieties...