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Why I Won't Be Getting Flowers for Mother's Day

Teresa Kindred | Posted 05.06.2015 | Fifty
Teresa Kindred

"It's 27 years old, Mom," he said. "I figure if it's lived that long, it's safe with you. Plus, you don't have to water it often."

Do You Have A Green Thumb? (POLL)

Posted 04.05.2013 | MarloThomas

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The Yoga of Ecology: Simple Living, High Thinking

Chris Fici | Posted 09.29.2012 | Green
Chris Fici

If you have a "green thumb", if your fingernails are constantly caked in dirt (like Terry's), or if you simply desire to make our ecological footprint more sane, then Terry is a fountain of knowledge to take advantage of.

Astoria Characters: The Fake Flowers

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 04.15.2012 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

I moved to Astoria on a February day, when the daffodils were in full bloom and the snow was on the red, red roses. I didn't need a green thumb to figure out what had been staring me in the face: These flowers were fakes.

A Tree Grows in Harlem

Alex Budman | Posted 11.28.2011 | Impact
Alex Budman

In the Harlem Grown garden, children gain a respect for nature and the environment. They study about earth sciences and insects, gaining insight into the fundamentals of nature.

Grow a Conscience: How to Garden Green

Avital Andrews | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Avital Andrews

Whether your farm fits in a window box or spans several acres, ensure a truly green thumb with these Earth-friendly gardening gizmos.