Instead of throwing dried plants, flowers and herbs in the compost bin, Mary Lu Orr likes to re-purpose them as fire-starting bouquets.
Ferrol Johnson doesn’t mince words when talking about the difficulties of growing food in clay soil. He offers tips for being successful next spring.
Kids enjoy being productive. Nurture this instinct and watch them grow and blossom right along with their very own vegetable garden.
Even the best-loved plants can get infected by disease. Here are organic tips and tricks to apply to your garden to keep your crops healthy.
Three farmers use what they've got to water their garden, rebuild their soil, and transform a wilderness plot into a homestead.
Your plants require daily attention, from regular watering to the occasional pinch and prune. Your diligence will pay off in healthier plants and fewer weeds.
I constructed this easy chicken wire compost bin. Now I only generate one bag of trash a week.
What nutrients do plants need? What fertilizers should I use? How does companion planting work? We answer these questions to help your young sprouts grow.
What vegetables should I plant? How much sun should the garden get? Should I construct raised beds? Some advice for all the first-time gardeners out there.
How will consumers respond to the new, quieter version of the compostable SunChips bag?
SunChip's compostable bag has consumers covering their ears and hiding their pocketbooks. A bump in the road for a company trying to do the right thing?
Scientists from Columbia University are experimenting with more practical ways to make Manhattan roofs green. Really green. As in covered in vegetation!
I'd read somewhere that you can actually grow seedlings in eggshells. Would it really work? I finally decided to simply get started and see what happens.
Not many know what to do with this old-fashioned favorite, but Earth Eats contributor Amy Jeanroy gives you a few ideas and shares a favorite recipe
New compostable packaging by snack companies breaks down in 14 weeks in a compost pile, but what happens when it winds up in a landfill?
For Earth Eats' new blogger, Alex Smith the value of a community garden is more than just the food, it's the connections people make with one another.
What to do with all the leftovers from your Thanksgiving meal! In this week's podcast, Chef Orr gives you some of his favorite ways to use up all that turkey.
Last month the city of San Francisco implemented the nation's first mandatory composting program, helping to close the loop locally in the bay area.
You don't need several acres of land to grow your own food. In fact, according to Chef Orr, all you need is a basket and some compost to grow your on potatoes!