Sunflowers Cultivated in United States of America

The indigenous tribes and people of prehistoric times cultivated the Sunflower in Southwestern United States. Continue reading

Pineapples in the Old World

Pineapples were brought back to Spain by Christopher Columbus’s Crew. Continue reading

Peanuts Cultivation by Aztecs

Cultivation of Peanuts was by the Aztecs and the Mesoamerican people. Continue reading

Sugar cane in the New World

Ships of Christopher Columbus’s second voyage unloaded Sugar Cane in 1493, Continue reading

Chinese Cabbage Cultivation

Chinese Cabbage Cultivation was circa 500 CE in China, and Korea. Continue reading

Tomato Cultivation in Mexico

Cultivation of the mighty Tomato started in Mexico and not Italy as some would expect (as they make spigettie sauce). Continue reading

Origins of the Apples

The forests surrounding Almaty (formally Alma-ala) Kazakhstan, is where apple trees originated. Continue reading

Potato Cultivation in Peru and Bolivia

Andean farmers began potato cultivation circa 200 BCE, in and around Peru and Bolivia. Continue reading

Peach Cultivation in China

The Chinese took native wild peach trees and started to cultivation them circa 2000 BCE. Continue reading

Pear Orchards in China?

The Chinese may have been picking pears since circa 2100 BCE, Continue reading