How to Grow Okra?

Answer Okra is also known as gumbo or lady's fingers. Originally from West Africa, okra grows well in a warm to hot climate that is frost free.

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How can you grow a tall okra plant?

Some of my Okra plants are >10 feet. We are able to water and have rain. We live in east Texas. We have three rows about 240 feet total. Will pick until frost.

How to Fry Okra With Cornmeal?

Okra grows as a long pod. It's commonly grown as a summer garden crop in the southern United States, but it can also grow in northern gardens. If you don't grow your own, fresh okra typically shows... Read More »

How to Freeze Okra?

Okra freeze well for use later when fresh okra isn't available. This article explains what to do so that you can keep okra in the freezer for longer.

How to Prepare Okra?

When people think of okra (also known as "ladies' fingers"), they often think of a slimy, difficult-to-eat vegetable and so tend to avoid it. While okra is somewhat slimy in texture, those that kno... Read More »