People once used nuclear radiation to grow really big plants
June 22, 2017, 12:58 p.m. by Angela Nelson
After WW II, a government program aimed to find a peaceful use for nuclear power. And thus, the atomic garden was born.
Sunshine Coast Council casts dark cloud over urban food garden project
June 6, 2017, 12:19 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Residents in suburban Queensland, Australia, are outraged after the local council takes an axe to beloved fruit trees.
Rice paddies: Glassy landscapes with a complex history
May 31, 2017, 11:32 a.m. by Catie Leary
These beautiful rice paddy fields are more than a pretty landscape scene. They represent an ancient agricultural legacy that humans still depend on.
Lab-created moths with a 'self-destruct' gene to be released onto U.S. farmland
May 29, 2017, 7:49 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
It's the latest attempt to curb the population of invasive pests that eat cruciferous crops like broccoli.
Are hedges better at fighting urban air pollution than trees?
May 24, 2017, 10 a.m. by Matt Hickman
A new study from the U.K. praises the pollutant-absorbing qualities of the humble hedge.