The Mulberry: White, Red, and Black Varieties

The Mulberry: White, Red, and Black Varieties

The Different Varieties of Mulberry The fruiting mulberry comes from the Morus genus in the Moraceae family. Mulberry hybrids come from the three main species of mulberry: white mulberry (Morus alba), red mulberry (Morus rubra), and the black mulberry...
Strawberry Rhubarb Lemonade

Strawberry Rhubarb Lemonade

Strawberry and rhubarb come together for something besides a pie: a refreshing lemonade. Strawberry Rhubarb Lemonade 2014-06-24 16:46:12 Save Recipe Print Ingredients 3 1/2 cups water 1/2 pound rhubarb, trimmed, and cut into 1-inch pieces (about 2 cups) 3/4 cup sugar,...
Raspberry Limeade

Raspberry Limeade

Another sweet and refreshing drink, but this time made with fresh lime juice and raspberries. Raspberry Limeade 2014-06-24 16:23:17 Save Recipe Print Ingredients 2 cups fresh raspberries, fully ripe 3 1/2 cups water 3/4 cup sugar, or to taste 1 cup fresh lime juice...
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...
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...