Browsing the "Garden" Tag

Fall Garden: Growing from Seed

August 2nd, 2011 | by Becky Striepe

This time around, instead of buying plants, I decided to start my fall garden from seed! Since I've never grown from seed before, I needed to figure out how to grow everything I planted. In case any of you picked up seeds similar to mine, I thought I'd share what I learned!


Sustainable Eating and Your Connection to Nature

July 31st, 2011 | by Guest Contributor

As humanity faces the biggest challenge it has ever faced - to live sustainably on this wonderful and mysterious blue-green planet - all of our habits and assumptions have come under question. What we eat, of course, has been no different


Eco-friendly Eggshell Seed Starters!

May 1st, 2011 | by Cait Scott

If you have some eggshells ready to go out to the compost, grab em' and I'll show and tell you how to make eggshell seed starters! The first of my "how-to" series, by Cait Scott


Garden Planning: Design an Herb Garden

December 22nd, 2010 | by Rachel Shulman

If you want to start a garden next spring but are worried about the time and labor investment, an herb garden is an excellent, easy-to-manage substitute. Here are some tips to start planning your herb garden


Your Garden Successes and Failures

October 27th, 2010 | by Rachel Shulman

As the growing season draws to a close, it's time to talk about this year's garden success and failures. Which unusual or exotic seeds will you be reordering this winter, and which ones will be forever banned from your garden


Ups and Downs of Urban Gardening

October 1st, 2010 | by Jeannie Moulton

Urban gardens are a great way to grow local and organic food; however, recent research highlights that some urban gardens may be contaminated with lead



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