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Dakota Gardener: Giving okra a go

I am growing a mystery vegetable for my school garden programs. Spoiler alert - the plant is okra. I am putting into practice what I preach, trying something new in the garden every year. I have not grown okra. Honestly, I am not sure if I have even tasted okra. Growing okra will be a gardening and culinary experience for me.

Okra is in the Malvaceae family, the same family as hibiscus and hollyho...