Articles about Sustainable Gardening
Wed, Oct 24, 2012 at 5:08 PM
Our garden writer explains why you should consider a cover crop in any season and offers suggestions for each region of the country.
Thu, Oct 18, 2012 at 11:04 AM
Heronswood's new owners plan to preserve the Washington state property, which has been closed since 2006 when then-owner Burpee had financial problems.
Fri, Jul 27, 2012 at 4:56 PM
Gardening experts share their favorites. What's on your must-have list?
Fri, Jul 20, 2012 at 2:45 PM
Plant selection and design in addition to proper watering can help reduce stress on plants — and the people who care for them.
Mon, Jul 09, 2012 at 12:01 PM
Simply snap off summer suckers from your favorite tomato varieties, root them and plant them.
Tue, Jul 03, 2012 at 2:59 PM
From bugs to birds to bunny rabbits, you can control almost every animal annoyance without resorting to violent means.
Tue, Jul 03, 2012 at 2:57 PM
Compost, liquid herbal infusions, seaweed, nitrogen fixers and mulching are animal-free and great for soil enhancement.
Tue, Jun 19, 2012 at 3:17 PM
Contrary to popular belief, a yard is not necessary to grow an excellent garden.
Thu, Jun 14, 2012 at 1:09 PM
Clean up your yard and slim down your body with this age-old tool.
Wed, May 30, 2012 at 3:23 PM
Bright colors, not flowery smells, are what entice the tiny birds, and butterflies also like many of the same plants.
Wed, May 30, 2012 at 2:58 PM
Earthworms eat old plants and turn them into new plant food. It’s a perfect circle!
Thu, May 03, 2012 at 2:10 PM
About 100 square feet of food-producing plants can save $1,000 a year in grocery bills.