Celebrate the Summer Garden

When cultivated with regional conditions in mind, you'll be more likely to reap a bounty from your summer garden.

summer garden - flowers and hummingbird illustration
A hummingbird feeds on the nectar of hyacinth bean flowers. This striking annual vine produces unique shiny, purple seedpods. Its leaves, seeds, pods and roots are edible (although the seeds and pods must be cooked properly).
Illustration by Judith Ann Griffith/Seed Savers Exchange