A species of beet, with a deep blood-red flesh and smooth skin.

Arlington Favorite

A species of beet, with a deep blood-red flesh and smooth skin.

Tubers of Helianthus tuberosus, called "artichoke."

Artichoke

Tubers of Helianthus tuberosus, called "artichoke."

A perennial thistle with arching green leaves and edible flowers.

Artichoke

A perennial thistle with arching green leaves and edible flowers.

The globe artichoke is grown to use the immature flower-heads. There are both green and purple varieties.

Globe Artichoke

The globe artichoke is grown to use the immature flower-heads. There are both green and purple varieties.

A species of sunflower cultivated for its tuber, which is used as a root vegetable.

Jerusalem Artichoke

A species of sunflower cultivated for its tuber, which is used as a root vegetable.

The tuber shaped roots of the jerusalem artichoke are used as a vegetable during the winter. The jerusalem artichoke is native to Brazil.

Jerusalem Artichoke

The tuber shaped roots of the jerusalem artichoke are used as a vegetable during the winter. The jerusalem…

The edible part of asparagus plumosus nanus grows at the tips of the branchlets. The plumosus nanus is a dwarf variety of plumosus.

Asparagus Plumosus Nanus

The edible part of asparagus plumosus nanus grows at the tips of the branchlets. The plumosus nanus…

A spring vegetable native to most of Europe, northern Africa, and western Asia.

Bunch of Asparagus

A spring vegetable native to most of Europe, northern Africa, and western Asia.

There are several varieties of asparagus. The most popular varieties are Connover's Colossal and Giant. Asparagus season is in the spring.

Asparagus Crown for Lifting

There are several varieties of asparagus. The most popular varieties are Connover's Colossal and Giant.…

The common name of batatas edulis is the sweet potato. The tubers of the plant are edible.

Batatas Edulis

The common name of batatas edulis is the sweet potato. The tubers of the plant are edible.

A bean plant showing roots, stem, leaves, and beans.

Bean Sprout

A bean plant showing roots, stem, leaves, and beans.

A Hodson Wax Bean plant, well-suited to Florida. It is nearly immune to rust and is a very heavy bearer.

Hodson Wax Beans

A Hodson Wax Bean plant, well-suited to Florida. It is nearly immune to rust and is a very heavy bearer.

A bed of mushrooms.

Mushroom Beds

A bed of mushrooms.

A fine topper device for hoeing crops, in particular beets, which has a bar mounted in such a way that it can be pivoted up and down about an axis extending transversely with respect to the direction of travel.

Beet Topper

A fine topper device for hoeing crops, in particular beets, which has a bar mounted in such a way that…

"Common Beet. Beet, a genus of plants, nat. order Chenopodiaceae, distinguished by its fruit being enclosed in a tough woody or spongy five-lobed enlarged calyx." -Vaughan, 1906

Common Beet

"Common Beet. Beet, a genus of plants, nat. order Chenopodiaceae, distinguished by its fruit being enclosed…

A basket filled with several large beets.

Beets

A basket filled with several large beets.

Victoria Beet is the common name of beta hortensis metallica. Used mostly for ornamental purposes, the leaves are a glistening blood-red. The roots are edible and can be used in cooking.

Beta Hortensis Metallica, or Victoria Beet

Victoria Beet is the common name of beta hortensis metallica. Used mostly for ornamental purposes, the…

A variety of radish with a red skin and white splash at the root end. It is typically slightly milder than other summer varieties, but is among the quickest to turn pithy.

French Breakfast

A variety of radish with a red skin and white splash at the root end. It is typically slightly milder…

Broad bean, or fava bean, seeds are a round or oval shape. There are three to eight seeds per pod. The seed is edible and is frequently used in cooking.

Broad Bean Seed

Broad bean, or fava bean, seeds are a round or oval shape. There are three to eight seeds per pod. The…

"Broccoli (leaves and flowers both used)." -Gager, 1916

Broccoli

"Broccoli (leaves and flowers both used)." -Gager, 1916

Broccoli is a cultivated variety of cabbage. The fleshy head is edible. Broccoli is in season November until May.

Broccoli

Broccoli is a cultivated variety of cabbage. The fleshy head is edible. Broccoli is in season November…

"Brussels sprouts (lateral buds used)." -Gager, 1916

Brussels Sprouts

"Brussels sprouts (lateral buds used)." -Gager, 1916

Brussels sprouts are a cultivated variety of cabbage. The heads grow close together on the stem.

Brussels Sprouts

Brussels sprouts are a cultivated variety of cabbage. The heads grow close together on the stem.

Head of cabbage.

Cabbage

Head of cabbage.

An illustration of a head of cabbage.

Cabbage

An illustration of a head of cabbage.

A Charleston Wakefield cabbage, a pointed head cabbage popular among Florida growers.

Charleston Wakefield cabbage

A Charleston Wakefield cabbage, a pointed head cabbage popular among Florida growers.

"Common cabbage (a highly developed terminal bud)." -Gager, 1916

Common Cabbage

"Common cabbage (a highly developed terminal bud)." -Gager, 1916

"Wild cliff-cabbage, hypothetical ancestor of the numerous modern horticultural forms." -Gager, 1916

Wild Cliff-Cabbage

"Wild cliff-cabbage, hypothetical ancestor of the numerous modern horticultural forms." -Gager, 1916

The capsicum plant, showing flower and fruit (pepper).

Capsicum

The capsicum plant, showing flower and fruit (pepper).

An illustration of a carrot.

Carrot

An illustration of a carrot.

An heirloom variety that does not taper at the tip.

Early Horn Carrot

An heirloom variety that does not taper at the tip.

"The Improved Long Orange is the standard stock carrot. The roots are large and long, and are of good quality for feeding."—Rawson, 1892

Improved Long Orange Carrot

"The Improved Long Orange is the standard stock carrot. The roots are large and long, and are of good…

A bushel of carrots.

Carrots

A bushel of carrots.

"Cauliflower (flower-buds used)." -Gager, 1916

Cauliflower

"Cauliflower (flower-buds used)." -Gager, 1916

A kind of celery grown for its large and bulbous hypocotyl.

Celeriac

A kind of celery grown for its large and bulbous hypocotyl.

"An outside cellar, fitted to keep fruit or vegetables." — Baily, 1898

Outside cellar

"An outside cellar, fitted to keep fruit or vegetables." — Baily, 1898

A species of peas that profusely covered with pods. The pods have one of the sweetest flavors of the varieties.

Rawson's Clipper

A species of peas that profusely covered with pods. The pods have one of the sweetest flavors of the…

Several ears of Country Gentleman Sweet Corn.

Country Gentleman Sweet Corn

Several ears of Country Gentleman Sweet Corn.

A good ear of dent corn.

Dent corn

A good ear of dent corn.

Method of drying seed corn

Drying corn

Method of drying seed corn

Good ears of flint corn. Grown for grain in the northeast United States.

Flint corn

Good ears of flint corn. Grown for grain in the northeast United States.

A plate of several ears of Kennerly's Extra-Early Sweet Corn.

Kennerly's Extra-Early Sweet Corn

A plate of several ears of Kennerly's Extra-Early Sweet Corn.

"Ruby, a new medium early variety, is likely to become a very decided favorite. The stalk, and also the husk, are of a ruby red color; the kernel is very white, of good size, and excellent flavor."—Rawson, 1892

Ruby Sweet Corn

"Ruby, a new medium early variety, is likely to become a very decided favorite. The stalk, and also…

An unfertilized ear of corn. Only a few kernals formed.

Unfertilized corn

An unfertilized ear of corn. Only a few kernals formed.

A cow-parsnip. 1, flower; 2, fruit; 3, carpel (section)

Cow-parsnip

A cow-parsnip. 1, flower; 2, fruit; 3, carpel (section)

A summer squash with a fast maturation rate.

Early Summer Crookneck

A summer squash with a fast maturation rate.

"Among varieties the White Spine is the leading table sort grown for this market, both outdoors and under glass."—Rawson, 1892

Rawson's White Spine Cucumber

"Among varieties the White Spine is the leading table sort grown for this market, both outdoors and…

"The Danvers Half Long Orange is the standard main crop variety."—Rawson, 1892

Danvers Half Long

"The Danvers Half Long Orange is the standard main crop variety."—Rawson, 1892

Deep blood-red onions have bulbs of medium size. The inner part is pure white. The outer coats vary in color from dull to deep, glossy red. This onion has a very strong flavor.

Deep Blood-Red Onions

Deep blood-red onions have bulbs of medium size. The inner part is pure white. The outer coats vary…

The scientific name of french or dwarf beans is phaseolus vulgaris. These beans are also known as green beans or string beans.

Fruiting Plant of Dwarf or French Bean

The scientific name of french or dwarf beans is phaseolus vulgaris. These beans are also known as green…

Early white Naples onions are an early form of the silver skinned section. The little bulbs are produced in early spring.

Early White Naples Onions

Early white Naples onions are an early form of the silver skinned section. The little bulbs are produced…

Early york cabbage is a variety of white cabbage.

Early York Cabbage

Early york cabbage is a variety of white cabbage.

The Eggplant (Solanum melongena) is a flowering plant in the Solanaceae family of nightshades. Its fruit is a common vegetable in cooking.

Eggplant

The Eggplant (Solanum melongena) is a flowering plant in the Solanaceae family of nightshades. Its fruit…

A species of beet.

Crosby's Improved Egyptian

A species of beet.

Fennel is a vegetable. Fennel leaves are usually used for garnish. The stalks are sometimes blanched and can be eaten either boiled or raw. The seeds are also used for flavoring.

Fennel

Fennel is a vegetable. Fennel leaves are usually used for garnish. The stalks are sometimes blanched…

"The Early French Forcing is the leading variety for hot-bed culture. The plants have but a very small top, run very even in size, and are of good appearance."—Rawson, 1892

French Early Forcing

"The Early French Forcing is the leading variety for hot-bed culture. The plants have but a very small…

"Showing Furrow Method of Irrigating Potatoes. The arrows indicate the direction taken by the capillary water."—The Federal Digest, 1921

Furrow Method

"Showing Furrow Method of Irrigating Potatoes. The arrows indicate the direction taken by the capillary…

An illustration of the tubers on underground branches of a potato plant. An illustration of the tubers on underground branches of a potato plant.

Galvanometer

An illustration of the tubers on underground branches of a potato plant. An illustration of the tubers…

Garlic is a vegetable used for many culinary purposes. Garlic is very rarely served raw because of it's strong flavor.

Garlic

Garlic is a vegetable used for many culinary purposes. Garlic is very rarely served raw because of it's…

A variety of carrot.

Early Scarlet Horn

A variety of carrot.