Why does the compost pile smell? How often do I turn it? How do I know it's garden-ready? This composting primer is handy for beginners and experts alike.
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.
What have you always wanted to know about composting but didn't know who to ask? Two Master Composters are here with some answers.
This is not a raw salsa. We’re going to roast these vegetables off and get them a little carmelized.
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.
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.
Executive Director Vicki Pierce credits the entire community, including home gardeners, for donating fresh and seasonal foods to the Community Kitchen.
Researchers in Australia may have come up with a potent but environmentally-friendly pest control strategy. They have spider evolution to thank for it.
Green Acres is a neighborhood which some of its residents envision could be an ecovillage.
Members of Dandelion Village plan to build a village on the West side of Bloomington with several houses, a garden and a barn.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Crop rotation is a practice that has been around for centuries with proven benefits. Best of all, it requires no chemical fertilizers or pesticides!
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.
How does one sun-dry tomatoes? Easy - the same way you dry herbs from your garden.
Kids enjoy being productive. Nurture this instinct and watch them grow and blossom right along with their very own vegetable garden.
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!