- July 1st, 2014
You’ve heard the motto before: “Good things come in small packages.” But when it comes to backyard gardening, there’s a new phrase to remember: “Good things grow in small spaces.”Discover the benefits of backyard gardeningBy Heather Brautman
- May 1st, 2014
Don’t have a green thumb? There are still plants you can keep without sending them too early to plant heaven. These plants not only look nice in your home, they’ll also purify the air, improve your health, and help you focus. Check out these 10 houseplants that can survive almost anything.
- March 1st, 2014
- May 1st, 2013
There are few more simple, pure, and earthy pleasures than tending a small crop and tasting its sweet rewards on a warm evening in late June, the sun on the horizon, the heat dissipating from the summer day. With hands caked in earth, you pick a snap pea and pop it in your mouth.From greenhorn to green thumbBy Adam Swenson
- May 1st, 2013
The name of the small-space game is sustainability. If you want your garden to last through the years and stay in harmony with nature, you’ll need to ask yourself questions like, Am I being environmentally responsible? Is what I want to do economically feasible? Is there a way I can involve my community?By Charlie Nardozzi
- November 1st, 2012
What started as a billboard for Chevrolet’s “All New Camaro” has been repurposed for multiple uses by gardeners and landscapers. These advertisements were created to hang outdoors along highways and interstates in the nastiest of weather: high winds, scorching sun, intense heat, strong rains, and so on.
- August 1st, 2012
To avoid and reduce injuries this summer:
>> Be sure to warm up/stretch as you would before any physical activity.
>> Wear gardening gloves (to reduce blisters) and kneepads, or use a foam cushion to make it more comfortable and less traumatic for knees.
- April 1st, 2012
While temperatures slowly begin to rise and the snow has melted away, for many people, it’s time to start planning this year’s garden. And really, is it ever too early to begin planning for an abundant harvest? Whether you view gardening as a necessity for healthy, sustainable food, or as a pleasant past-time activity, gardening truly is for anyone and everyone!The many benefits of gardening.
- January 1st, 2009
Americans toss out enough plastic forks, knives, and spoons each year to circle the equator 300 times. One Styrofoam food container takes more than a million years to decompose in the landfill.By Nicole Duncan