The truth is that roses -- if you buy the RIGHT roses (old or new) for your location and climate -- are incredibly tough shrubs that can survive almost anything -- even the gardener's ignorance.
Do you know how much work goes into getting our food to us? Farm to table? So much more work than I realized and still more than I know. That's how much.
by guest blogger Coach Mark Smallwood, Rodale Institute executive director When it comes to growing food, it takes a village. But not the kind of...
There are a number of tricks you can use if you want to plant vegetables on a balcony. Get containers that are deep but not wide, pick plants that suit the size of your garden and grow vertically.
As Ann's garden became my own, I began to understand the passion that we humans have for transforming the earth with our bare hands, not to grow food, but to hold our memories. This is our way of putting ourselves into the earth.
This unseasonably cool spring -- a by-product of global weirding -- is a perverse gift for those of us who didn't get around to planting our gardens yet. The soil's only just beginning to warm up, so now is actually a great time to get some seeds in the ground!
The process of growing your own food can transform lives.
Perhaps because I'm a notorious mess whenever I do anything, I'm obsessed with aprons. I have a kitchen drawer filled with all sorts of kitchen apron...
I feel that our gardens have a special function in times of stress. Whether we're suffering from public crises or private losses, all are soothed by time in the garden.
And it doesn't even need music to get the party started.
If you're a person looking for something to sink your teeth into that will produce a tangibly positive change in the world, I have just the thing for you.
Last week we had two perfect days of spring weather, sunny and in the high 70s. It was just what we all needed to kick-start our spring selves and g...
Contrary to common belief, it's actually better when it's thriving inside.
It is life changing to be able to walk out your door and pick your own produce.
While composting is not difficult, it takes more effort than tossing a glass bottle into the recycling bin. So why should people bother? Here is a list of the benefits of household composting.
It's finally that time again when our gardens start waking up: bulbs break through the soil, trees and shrubs begin to bud, and cracks of color can be...