We envision a resilient world dependent on the thoughtful cultivation of plants

Everyone Eats

Articles: Everyone Eats

Strawberry season is here. Photo: Lorene Edwards Forkner

Food, how it’s grown and where it’s grown, is an issue that affects us all. Like many of you, I began my garden life in the vegetable patch before moving on to what many consider to be the “higher” horticultural arts.

But with every growing season, it’s edibles that lure me back to my first pleasures—and flavors—in the landscape. Along with blooming bulbs and a carpet of blue bellflowers, rhubarb, peas, and sweet lettuce signal spring to me. I can’t always get my friends and family excited about the latest blooming species tulip, but I sure have their attention when the strawberries are ripe.

This issue is bursting with stories about delicious, nutritious, and beautiful food. And all that food begins in a garden. Read about perry, an heirloom pear, and pomegranates; they all have their roots in history yet still deliver delight today.

Urban farms are showing up in backyards, on campus, and even on a rooftop in downtown San Francisco. I guess you could say they’re enjoying a day in the sun. More than simply healthy seasonal produce, these chari...


Join now to access new headline articles, archives back to 1977, and so much more.

Enjoy this article for FREE:

The Native Flora of Chile in The Traveler’s Garden at Heronswood by Dr. Ross Bayton

If you are already a member, please log in using the form below.



Social Media

Garden Futurist Podcast

Most Popular



Related Posts

Healing Gardens

Spring 2022 Emily Murphy believes gardens hold the key to saving our health, our communities, and our planet. In her new book Grow Now Murphy

A Botanical Force

Inside one of the many greenhouses at Log House Plants, which offers more than 2,500 varieties of annuals, perennials, vegetables and herbs each year, including

Powered By MemberPress WooCommerce Plus Integration

Your free newsletter starts here!

Don’t want to see this pop-up? Members, log-in here.

Why do we ask for your zip code?

We do our best to make our educational content relevant for where you garden.

Why do we ask for your zip code?

We do our best to make our educational content relevant for where you garden.

The information you provide to Pacific Horticulture is NEVER sold, shared, or rented to others.

Pacific Horticulture generally sends only two newsletters per Month.