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Getting seeds for your garden may be as simple as visiting the library. Seed libraries are cropping up to help you grow food and learn the art of seed saving.
The next time you're in the library, see if you can check out garden seeds along with your books. Seed lending libraries are sprouting up around the country to offer free packets of seeds, with...
Open Source Seed Initiative organization promotes sharing and exchange of seed.
Software developers—and even consumers—are familiar with the open-source movement. Open-source projects, like the popular Firefox web browser, are generally developed in a public,...
Canadian Sphagnum Peat Moss is a natural, organic soil amendment that improves soil structure. It increases water retention in sandy soils, which helps reduce the leaching of nutrients.
“Most homeowners don’t have great garden soil in their yards,” said Melinda Myers, author of more than 20 gardening books and host of Melinda’s Garden Moment, which airs on...
Plant for pollinators this year during National Pollinator Week, June 15 – 21, 2015.
National Pollinator Week is a celebration of the valuable eco-system services provided by bees, butterflies, beetles, birds and beetles, and was initiated and is managed by the Pollinator Partnership...
Make your own skin care products with these natural ingredients.
Improve soil organic matter and water conservation in your garden with these cover crops.
Brew these herbs for the perfect cup of tea to help ease ailments.
Our best tips and tricks along with the top 15 perfect cutting flowers.
Even if you don't have a green thumb make people think you do by learning to do beautiful arrangements. Download our "Be your own florist" PDF. Click the link below.
Summertime is just around the corner! Here are some of our favorite things to do during the season. What’s your favorite summer activity?
Learn how to divide plants and why it's important for health and productivity.
Dividing is the process of digging up plants, prying them apart and replanting them in new holes. According to Weston Miller, a horticulturist for Oregon State University’s Extension Service...