Have you ever been to a family reunion and wondered how that one cousin could possibly be related to everyone else? Well, it happens in plant families, too.
Learning about plant families can help you generalize about plant care, potential problems, and best practices. It also makes you sound really smart when talking with others about their garden and landscape struggles and successes.
If nothing else, learning about the basic edible plant families can help you make the best choices when it comes to crop rotation.
This list is, by no means, exhaustive, but it provides a good starting point.
How many plant families are growing in your garden?
You can grow a surprising amount of food in your own yard. Ask me how!