Dig into organic gardening with tips on composting and news about sustainable agriculture.
Environmentally conscious gardeners in the Southeast should use these 10 native plant alternatives instead of exotic introductions.
Lush, lovely and totally invasive, bamboo has been branded as public enemy number one in several Northeast towns where homeowners cultivating a variety of this quick-growing plant face steep fines or even jail time.
Scientists could develop a spray from the venom, or genetically engineer plants or microbes that produce the same toxins.
A Pennsylvania couple launch a chicken rental service that provides hen-curious customers with egg-laying loaners to 'test drive.' Think about it: Omelettes galore with zero buyer's remorse!
Sure, it attracted plenty of anti-government noise but the story of a 4-year-old South Dakota girl's under-threat vegetable garden also comes complete with a satisfying, dialogue-prompting resolution.
Here are the types of plants and rocks you'll need to create a beautiful landscape.
Urban farms are becoming serious business, and they're getting the attention of policy makers.
The farmer, essayist, poet and critic has been awarded the 2013 Dayton Literary Peace Prize.
Plan now for fantastic color in your garden.
Not sure when to hang a hummingbird feeder, or where? What about how to deal with territorial birds? We've got all the answers.
Environmental groups celebrate the announcement — but only briefly before turning their focus to specifics and timing.
Buy me some peanuts ... and kale chips? Starting next season, AT&T Park, home to the San Francisco Giants, will be getting a 3,000-square-foot organic garden — a first for a professional sports venue.
Native plant expert knocks down 8 urban myths about what your front yard should look like.
A big, lush lawn doesn't have to dominate your front yard. A native plant expert explains why.
Don't toss those old potatoes or celery scraps. Put them to work and grow a kitchen garden from leftover bits and pieces.
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