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July 25, 2011

Poisonous Chemicals 

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Herbicide Causes Widespread Tree Deaths

An herbicide once touted as an environmentally friendly option to traditional herbicides is responsible for thousands of tree deaths.

July 15, 2011

Garden Drama 

Julie Bass' Oak Park Garden

Woman Faces 93 Days In Jail For Planting A Garden

A tidy garden of five raised beds nestled around a front path has created a viral controversy that has enraged food activists from all over the country.

July 10, 2011

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Beginnger’s Guide To Gardening: Pollinators At Work

There are a plethora of animals that enjoy regular visits to your garden, and not all of them are pesky marauders.

July 9, 2011

Kitchen Genius 

Julia Child

How To Be A Rockstar In The Kitchen A La Julia Child

Are you ready to release your inner Julia and become a rockstar in your kitchen?

June 19, 2011

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Strawberry Blossom

Beginner’s Guide To Gardening: Love Letter To Your Garden

Is there anything more gratifying than the sweet reward of reaping what you sow? Not when it comes to the vegetable garden.

June 13, 2011

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Jail Gardens Are Economically, Emotionally Smart

Jail gardens produce food for prisoners and food banks and provide valuable experience for inmates.

June 12, 2011

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worms in dirt with newspaper

Beginner’s Guide To Gardening: Recycling In The Garden

Can you think of a better lifestyle than living at one with your environment from start to finish?

June 5, 2011

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Two Garlic Patches

Beginner’s Guide To Gardening: It’s Harvest Time!

Yes, I realize we're still in the middle of growing season, but you want to be prepared for the day when it's time to harvest!

May 29, 2011

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Ladybug In Action!

Beginner’s Guide To Gardening: Creating Ambiance

Now that your plants are growing, think about how you can enhance the ambiance of your garden for your own personal enjoyment.

May 22, 2011

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Diseased Leaves

Beginner’s Guide To Gardening: Disease Control

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.

May 15, 2011

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jars of Strawberry Preserves

Beginner’s Guide To Gardening: Think Outside The Garden

As your garden starts to produce, don't forget to look to the future. Saving seeds, canning, and drying flowers is a great way to enjoy the bounty all year.

May 8, 2011

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Watering Can Being Filled With Water

Beginner’s Guide To Gardening: Smart Maintenance

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.

May 3, 2011

Recycling Rain Water 

Rain Barrels

I’m Only Happy When It Rains: Harnessing Rain Water

With the help of his elaborate rain barrel system, Steven Janowiecki can water his garden in five minutes flat.

May 1, 2011

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Aphids On A Leaf

Beginner’s Guide To Gardening: Organic Pest Control

When you're an organic gardener, you face challenges that conventional gardeners don't, especially when it comes to bugs.

April 29, 2011

Cinco De Mayo 

Raw Tacos With Walnuts On A Napa Cabbage Leaf

Taco Time: Walnuts, Tilapia, And Liver & Onions

In anticipation of Cinco de Mayo, we prepare tacos three ways. But first, we go back to the garden with Joseph Swain to cultivate some raised beds.

April 24, 2011

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Organic Apples

Beginner’s Guide To Gardening: Organic All The Way

Why does using organic methods to grow food matter? Why is organic more expensive? Is the food better? Join the discussion on these and more organic issues.

April 23, 2011

Local Seeds 

Purple Calabash Tomato

Nature’s Crossroads Wants To Be Your Local Seed Source

This Indiana company offers locally produced seeds to folks who want to make every aspect of their garden organic, earth-friendly, and local.

April 22, 2011

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Carrots Fresh From The Garden

Let’s Get This Garden Party Started

We visit a local organic seed company and an urban farmer talks about raised beds. While you wait for your plants to grow, enjoy the recipe using red buds.

April 17, 2011

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Bat Guano Fertilizer

Beginner’s Guide To Gardening: Feeding Your Sprouts

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.

April 10, 2011

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Seed Packets And Brochures

Beginner’s Guide To Gardening: Sowing Seeds

How deep? How far apart? How often? We answer all these questions regarding sowing seeds.

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