Heirloom Tomatoes Add Tradition, Taste to Gardens by
Gary Bachman Heirloom tomatoes sometimes suffer more from environmental influences than their hybrid cousins. Therefore, it is important to pick good performers for the hot and humid Mississippi climate. Luckily, there are many varieties to choose from.
Treasures of the National Agricultural Library: Curtis's Botanical Magazine by
Marcia Wood, Agricultural Research Service Information Staff The National Agricultural Library in Beltsville, Maryland, holds an incredible collection of garden-related periodicals. Part of this collection includes editiions of Curtis's Botanical Magazine, a historic British gardening journal. Electronic versions of beautiful, hand-painted watercolor flowers can be found in these online editions.