Gardening Tips For Growing Fantastic Okra - Growing okra is simple once you know a few basics. Once you know the healthy okra benefits and how easy it is to grow in your garden you will want it in yours. Okra is used in so many recipes from pickled okra to gumbo and even stuffed okra flower.
"All About Growing Okra" Growing okra is easy in warm climates, but even Northern gardeners can plant okra in sun-warmed containers. This guide includes descriptions of the types of okra, how to plant okra, and how to harvest okra pods in their prime. From MOTHER EARTH NEWS
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