Growing and Planting Rhubarb
Although rhubarb is botanically a vegetable, the U.S. Customs Court in 1947 declared it to be a fruit since that was how it is used.
History of Chicory
Chicory was used by the ancients for some five thousand years or so.
Rhubarb Description and Toxic Issues
Rhubarb is attractive enough to grow in mixed borders and edible landscapes. The cooked leaf stalks have many uses, but the leaves are toxic.
The American Beautyberry
The American beautyberry is a native shrub found over much of the South. This is quite suitable for warm climates, such as Florida and Hawaii.
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