Melding the needs of human habitation and horticulture, permaculture is a creative, artful way of living that embraces thoughtful planning and the careful use of resources.
These eight culinary gems will spice up your meals, and they like being pot-bound.
As any good cook knows, herbs are often the essential ingredients that coax the finest flavors out of any meal. In most cases, fresher is better, and even the smallest garden can provide a selection of pot-to-pan varieties. Here is a short list of must-haves.
Whether this is your first year growing a kitchen garden or your thumb glows green from years of use, it’s possible to quickly turn dreams of bountiful organic harvests into a reality.
Turn everyday scraps into rich, fertile soil. These helpful how-tos and resources get you started.
America’s gardeners and backyard enthusiasts are learning that one of the most enjoyable ways to take care of their share of the planet is to create a wildlife-friendly landscape surrounding their home.
Whether kids have access to a large yard or only a windowsill planter, young gardeners’ inborn curiosity encourages them to discover nature’s cycles firsthand, while learning respect and concern for Earth’s larger ecology.