As I dove into garden-planning season, I came across this breathtaking flower: the Black Parrot tulip. Now, I know it's too late to plant tulips, but that doesn't stop me from fantasizing about these. Happily, the Black Parrot led me down a rabbit hole of other dark plants -- the kind of vegetation that might convince even the palest of goths to slather on sunscreen and get into the garden.
10 Vegetables More Cold Hardy Than Kale - If you think winter gardening involves months of eating kale, think again. A wide variety of garden vegetables tolerate freezing just as well as, and some even better than, most kale varieti.