Depending on which gardening circles you hang with, the concept of urine in the garden may already have surfaced as a discussion topic. So what's the deal? Should you seriously pee on your peas, tinkle on your tomatoes, and take a leak on your lettuce?
Full disclosure: I call it my garden, but I'm not the gardener. Not really. I don't plant things. I don't do the big weeding. I don't make plants grow or buds blossom.
I started volunteering with Earth Matter several years ago because I was drawn to the chickens, rabbits and goats. Aggressive squirrels, threatening rats and dive-bombing pigeons made up most of my wildlife interactions in NYC, and I longed to be around creatures more friendly and fun.
The bad news: You only have a few weeks left of cozy 70-degree and 80-degree temperatures left. The good news: You still have a few weeks left to enj...
Extend your outdoor season this late summer/ early fall with a well-placed fire pit. You can either build it or buy it. Here's more information from a...
A few simple things will help you give you child a heads up for a happy, healthy and successful life -- and, remember, many of the community programs can be easily replicated in your own area.
The arts and cultural activity in Iran today have greatly expanded from the time of the Revolution of 1978-79. Many aspects of the arts challenge conservative religious authorities, but they are flourishing nonetheless to the great appreciation of the Iranian public.
If Hollywood wants to make another "Home Alone" movie, this time with the Macaulay Culkin character all grown up but no more mature than he was as an 8-year-old in the 1990 original, I would be happy to take the role.
Dragon Fruit. Having gardened in places other than Hawaii, I assumed this was a gentle euphemism for red dye No. 40, from the folks selling sports and vitamin waters. I was wrong, wrong, wrong.
First, there were actual caves. Then came man caves. So what's the next hot thing in gender-specific sanctuaries? Meet the "she shed," a backyard haven for busy women seeking a quiet reprieve from the world.
Big expanses of solid paving just don't make sense in the dry West. They allow rainwater to run off down streets and into gutters and beyond. A better choice is porous paving, which allows water to pass through it to plant roots.
Clearly, more is needed to restore pollinators to health. According to the speakers, a key piece of the puzzle is bringing back nutritious forage wherever possible. Let's start with better integrating forage opportunities along highways.
I have the honor of teaching yoga in a very beautiful barn at a local farm. When the yoga season started this summer at Amee Farm in Pittsfield, Vermo...
It's almost 4th of July! No doubt you're getting your backyard ready for your annual cookout! Here are some clever DIY upgrades to help you turn your space into the ultimate party spot.
Summer break looms just weeks away. What better way to share time as a family than to pick activities that are not only fun, but that also reinforce the importance of an appreciation for all things that are part of our ecosystem and our national natural resources?
From futuristic vertical gardens to lush primary rainforest, find out why Singapore is also named 'the Garden City' by visiting the city-state's most captivating green spaces.