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Sustainable Gardening

The "Elephant in the Room" Garden Tour

Lisa Novick | Posted 05.25.2013 | Los Angeles
Lisa Novick

All across Southern California, the elephant in the room is the water-thirsty garden mammoth that stunts biodiversity. Let's make history by becoming a city that makes enlightened choices to live more in harmony with our natural surroundings.

'Food Forest' To Let Urbanites Pick Own Produce Right Down The Street

AP | MANUEL VALDES | Posted 05.07.2012 | Food

SEATTLE — A plot of grass sits in the middle of Seattle, feet from a busy road and on a hill that overlooks the city's skyline. But it's no ordi...

Urban Agriculture Booms in Seattle

Valerie Easton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Valerie Easton

Driven by a passion seen all over town, from burgeoning P-Patches to residents cultivating forsaken bits of soil, Seattle's officials have declared 20...


Lorna Sass | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Lorna Sass

If you are a very lucky person, you occasionally have food placed before you whose beauty makes you wide-eyed in amazement and whose taste makes you e...

Update Your Garden for Spring... What's Modern Now?

Valerie Easton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Valerie Easton

There's both comfort and wisdom in age-old gardening traditions. But with contemporary time and environmental pressures, we need to re-think some of our more wasteful and labor-intensive practices.