For two decades, Colorblends explains in a news release, "Dutch bulb enthusiasts" have traveled through many countries, trekking European, African and Asian mountains to photograph some of the rarest species of the flower.
Seeking rare wild tulips, enthusiasts climb great heights
Seeds at the State Botanical Garden of Georgia. Image credit: Merritt Melancon
Heirloom plant varieties introduce new crop diversity into gardens, but they also give gardeners a broader view of history and the lives of their ancestors.
Some say the old seeds connect them with the people who lived long ago.
ARS scientist Dong Wang (Photo: Peggy Greb, USDA/
Peach growers in California may soon have better tools for saving water.
Agricultural Research Service scientist Dong Wang is evaluating whether infrared sensors and thermal technology can help peach growers decide when to irrigate.
First Lady Michelle Obama breaks ground (Photo-The White House / Joyce N. Boghosian).
First Lady Michelle Obama describes the White House kitchen garden in her new book, American Grown: The Story of the White House Kitchen Garden and Gardens Across America, and addresses childhood obesity and nutrition issues in it.