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Farm markets and roadside stands have fresh spinach for sale, particularly in areas of North Carolina.

Markets and vendors have spinach, apples, collards, kale, turnips, bok choy, beets, herbs and mustard greens.

Tulip enthusiasts climb great heights to photograph some of the world’s most hard-to-find varieties.

Colorblends Wholesale Flowerbulbs and the Amsterdam Tulip Museum share these on




Bumblebees, other types thrive in city flower gardens

Fresh spinach is available

Whip turnips fluffy and moist

Fresh turnips from the garden can turn into more than a traditional dish with a little imagination.

Try creating a soufflé with turnips and onions whipped with some fluffy egg whites.

Rare tulips sought in the wild



(Photo credit: Colorblends.


By Bobbie Whitehead

Posted March 31, 2015

Bumblebees might not be particular when it comes to life in the city, according to research indicating the pollinators do well in both urban and suburban areas.

In fact, "bumblebees are 'urban-adaptable,'" as noted by researchers Rosemary Malfi of the University of Virginia and Neal Williams of the University of California-Davis.

Daffodils and other spring flowers offer bees food and a seasonal welcome. Turnip soufflé
Tyee spinach growing in pot.