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Information On Growing Okra And Harvesting Okra

We love okra in our house! Here's how to grow and harvest these delightful little yummers!

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What Kind Of Okra Is Red – Difference Between Red Okra and Green Okra

You thought okra was green? What kind of okra is red? As the name suggests, the plant bears 2 to 5inch long, torpedoshaped fruit but is the red okra edible? Click this article to find out all about growing red okra plants.


Below New York City’s skyscrapers, 8-foot tall okra plants tower over an impressive array of vegetables, herbs and flowers growing on a rooftop farm situated just 100-feet from the kitchen of Riverpark Restaurant. Lunch and dinner menus state that meals are made with “produce grown right here at the Riverpark Farm.” In fact, the 15,000-square-foot urban farm on East 29th Street supplies 100 percent of the restaurant’s organic herbs, lettuce, and flowers.

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Companions For Okra: What Are Plants That Thrive With Okra In The Garden

Okra plant companions are plants that thrive with okra. Companion planting with…


Okra is used for healing ulcers & keeping joints limber. It helps to neutralize acids, being very alkaline, & provides a temporary protective coating for the digestive tract. Okra is rich in dietary fiber & helps to regulate the body’s blood sugar. Its mucilage helps bind together bile acid & bad cholesterol. Okra contains glutathione, a powerful antioxidant that helps fight against germs & bacteria. Pods of the plant are a rich source of Vitamin K which strengthen bones. #dherbs