Articles about Sustainable Gardening
Wed, Jan 18, 2012 at 4:02 PM
A guide to cutting back and shaping ornamentals such as trees, shrubs and grasses.
Thu, Dec 29, 2011 at 11:08 AM
Pinching them back, giving them good sunlight and a night rest in the fall are the keys to re-blooming the signature plant of Christmas.
Wed, Nov 16, 2011 at 3:13 PM
Enjoy fresh vegetables all winter with inexpensive and easy-to-construct row covers.
Wed, Nov 02, 2011 at 4:12 PM
Fall is the time to sow winter cover crops that will benefit your soil when planting season rolls around next spring.
Fri, Sep 16, 2011 at 11:35 AM
Your garden veggie supply doesn't need to end just because summer does, but it will need a little extra protection.
Fri, Sep 16, 2011 at 11:16 AM
In addition to providing fresh fruits and vegetables, urban agriculture and community gardening can bring jobs and money to local communities.
Tue, Sep 06, 2011 at 2:00 PM
To the untrained eye, many wild plants may look like weeds. However, in the garden these same plants (mostly native perennials) are great performers that, with a minimum of care, will reward you for years to come.
Thu, Aug 18, 2011 at 12:38 PM
Landscape architect and book author Sue Reed shares tips for homeowners.
Thu, Jun 23, 2011 at 10:01 AM
Today, using plants to treat disease is widespread among most cultures. And did you know that many herbal remedies can be found right in your garden? Check out our list of some common remedies that may have you reconsidering the necessity of weeding.
Fri, Jun 17, 2011 at 8:06 AM
To help keep runoff out of the rivers and oceans, find a spot in your yard where puddles form during a storm and plant some native plants.
Mon, Jun 06, 2011 at 10:55 AM
As more and more Americans grow their own fruits and vegetables, MNN digs up some dirt on this DIY food revolution.
Sun, May 22, 2011 at 8:08 PM
Native plants in residential landscapes are better for the bees, for starters.