Thursday, November 22, 2012

A Bit of Horticultural History...

Here is a rather interesting recent article from The New York Times about efforts to preserve and revive the fruit tree heritage of southern Arizona and the adjacent part of Mexico:

In the Garden: Seeds of an Era Long Gone

A really cool bit of ethnobotany, and some of the heirloom varieties of fruit mentioned - a pomegranate with white flesh, a quince that is ready to eat right off the tree - sound very intriguing indeed.

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