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May 10, 2012

Waste Not Want Not 

make your own vermicomposting bin

Make Your Own Portable Compost Bin

Just because you rent, don't have a backyard or move every year doesn't mean you can't compost. Here are some creative ideas for making your own portable bin.

May 8, 2012

Q&A 

Compost, black gold

Composting Experts Answer Your Questions

What have you always wanted to know about composting but didn't know who to ask? Two Master Composters are here with some answers.

April 30, 2012

Mexican Fiesta 

tomatillos

Salsa Verde With Fresh Tomatillos

Make this salsa as hot as you want by adding more chili peppers.

April 29, 2012

Save The World 

jami scholl holding a trowel

Gardening At The Crossroads Of Beauty And Survival

WonderLab's Science of Art series continues with a garden designer who proposes that a playful, creative approach might be the only way to save the world.

April 11, 2012

Animorphs Downstream! 

close up, macro, frog eggs

Roundup Makes Tadpoles Change Shape

A study conducted by researchers at the University of Pittsburgh reveals that America's most popular weedkiller can turn frog larvae into freaks of nature.

March 30, 2012

Help For The Hungry 

community kitchen of monroe county

Spring At Community Kitchen Means Fresh, Seasonal Veggies

Executive Director Vicki Pierce credits the entire community, including home gardeners, for donating fresh and seasonal foods to the Community Kitchen.

March 22, 2012

Guilt-Free Revenge? 

spider web, water droplets, close-up, macro

A New (All-Natural) Weapon In The War On Bugs

Researchers in Australia may have come up with a potent but environmentally-friendly pest control strategy. They have spider evolution to thank for it.

March 15, 2012

Living Sustainably 

wide-wheelbarrow

Neighbor Garden Is A Vision For Larger Cooperative Movement

Green Acres is a neighborhood which some of its residents envision could be an ecovillage.

March 8, 2012

Living Sustainably 

dandelionvillage

Bloomington’s Ecovillage Raises Hopes And Concerns

Members of Dandelion Village plan to build a village on the West side of Bloomington with several houses, a garden and a barn.

January 14, 2012

Fresh Produce 

sunchoke soup

Hoop Houses, Sunchokes And Winter Greens

Stephanie Solomon is back to update us on the greens growing in the hoop house. Then in the kitchen, Chef Daniel Orr makes dishes using sunchokes and spinach.

December 9, 2011

Greens Greens Greens 

didi emmons head shot

Didi Emmons Says There’s No Such Thing As A Weed

Didi Emmons didn't always cook with weeds. Thanks to her relationship with a local farmer, she now loves all sorts of feisty, flavorful and nutritious plants.

November 18, 2011

 

Leigh Bush By Her Cold Frames

Ask A Gardener: Successful Cold Weather Gardening

Jami Scholl doesn't put her garden to bed once the ground starts to freeze -- she continues to grow food. Read her advice for gardening throughout the winter.

November 17, 2011

Green Thumb 

Ferrol Johnson kneels by his garden

Ask A Gardener: Prepping The Soil For Next Year’s Tomatoes

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.

November 11, 2011

Whistle Stop Cafe 

fried green tomatoes

Fried Green Tomatoes

Recruit some young sous chefs who won't mind getting their hands dirty to help you bread the tomatoes for this delicious Fried Green Tomatoes recipe.

October 9, 2011

Green Thumb 

baby broccoli plant

Beginners Guide To Gardening: Crop Rotation

Crop rotation is a practice that has been around for centuries with proven benefits. Best of all, it requires no chemical fertilizers or pesticides!

October 2, 2011

Green Thumb 

row cover on a large farm

Beginners Guide To Gardening: Cover Crops

The growing season is winding down and the days are growing shorter. Just when you thought your work was over, your garden still needs your attention.

August 21, 2011

Do It Yourself 

Tomatoes Slices In The Oven

DIY: Sun-Dried Tomatoes

How does one sun-dry tomatoes? Easy - the same way you dry herbs from your garden.

August 14, 2011

Kids In The Garden 

Mother, Daughter, Son Outside

How Kids Can Help In The Garden In A Real Way

Kids enjoy being productive. Nurture this instinct and watch them grow and blossom right along with their very own vegetable garden.

August 7, 2011

Kids In The Garden 

two kids sporting homemade masks

Garden Parties Are The New Tea Parties

Kids love a good harvest and when combined with a party, I don't have to tell you what to expect: grab more invites - children are jogging down the driveway!

July 30, 2011

The Foodie Bookshelf 

Daniel Tucker And His Book Farm Together Now

Daniel Tucker’s “Farm Together Now” – Fixing The Food System

"Farm Together Now" profiles the people who are experimenting with solutions to the broken American food system.

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