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.
The process of growing your own food can transform lives.
Last weekend, my parents came to visit, and my dad brought an indoor vegetable garden for Felix. We live in a small New York City apartment, and I have long felt sad that Felix would be denied the chance to have a garden of his own.
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.
Maybe those demonic brooders aren't even now lurking just below the surface of the Earth, stretching their hexad limbs and blinking awake their millions of smoldering atomic eyes after their 17-year nap.
Although the amount of CO2 stored in herbs is miniscule, it provides a useful, concrete framework for students to conceptualize the carbon cycle, and it might inspire them to grow a more sizable plot of biomass.
Contrary to common belief, it's actually better when it's thriving inside.
The theme of World Heritage Day this year is the "heritage of education." While education has its legacy in buildings such as libraries and universities, and in objects such as manuscripts, every heritage site also carries within it an embedded educational legacy.
It is life changing to be able to walk out your door and pick your own produce.
Brutal honesty. That's playwright Samuel D. Hunter's razor-sharp focus in his deeply significant play, The Whale.
By guest blogger Robyn Jasko, cofounder of Grow Indie Growing heirlooms is a great way to preserve the flavor, sustainability, and ...
Is your child a picky eater? Does he or she claim they hate fruits and/or vegetables? Gardens and arboretums around the country are giving children new perspective through hands-on learning programs.
It's not just because they look pretty.
In my previous blog post, I shared the insights of Shenandoah Kepler on the lifelong beauty of gardening and gardens. Shenandoah, who in her late 60s writes the blog Fleeting Architecture, continues with practical advice on gardening with age -- the timetable, the tools and more.
By guest blogger Robyn Jasko, cofounder of Grow Indie Instead of buying transplants this year, you can save a ton of money by ...