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5 Plants You Can Grow from Your Garbage!

Instead of throwing out the undesirable ends of freshly chopped organic veggies, why not put them to use! Americans throw away billions of dollars of food every year, so get the most for your money. M…

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Gardening: What to Do in June

Pondering what to do in your garden in June? Finally, now that the weather is reliably warm, we can move into summer gardening! Itís safe to plant tropicals and your warm weather vegetables (tomat…

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8 of the World’s Most Beautiful Gardens

It's finally May and, for us in the Northern Hemisphere, it means one big thing: the world is in bloom again! It's the perfect time of year, then, to visit a botanical garden. Read through to check ou…

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How to Train Your Roses to Climb

The best way to get to know a rose is eye to eye, and this is perhaps the reason that England's great gardener Gertrude Jekyll trained roses to grow up and around pillars. If you keep them pruned and…

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Brooklyn’s Hidden Garden, Just for Kids

Children who grow up in New York City are often deprived of time in the natural world. But just off the traffic-jammed hubbub of Flatbush Avenue, hidden inside the Brooklyn Botanic Garden is a one-a…

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From Concrete to Greenery: A Garden Tranformed in Oregon

Buell Steelman and Rebecca Sams are alums of Gardens, the groundbreaking landscape architecture design/build firm in Austin, Texas. A decade ago, they traded the heat of the Southwest for the coole…

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Indoor and Outdoor Edible Gardens

By Erica Sofrina, Author of Small Changes, Dynamic Results! Feng Shui for the Western World I recently met a wonderful woman named Avis Licht whose passion is to educate people how to create beauti…

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Ditch The Lawnmower – Hire a Flock of Sheep (video)

Did you know that the single most irrigated crop in the United States is a grassy green lawn? The US has acres and acres of lawn, and we spend about $40 billion annually on seed, sod and chemicals. Th…

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Repurposed Boats

Having just spent a few days on an island known for its warm, beachy summer vacations, and cold, damp shoulder seasons (fall and spring), it became apparent to me that people who live on islands are b…

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Singing with Goats and Urban Homesteading

Laugh, learn and listen to the Green Divas Radio Show & Podcast! Our guest Green Diva, Barbara Taylor did an awesome job - not that we took it easy on her with a light schedule or anything . . …

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I wouldn't necessarily classify "junk" as food! Rather, just a lot of sugar, salt and chemicals.

Mmm, nice. Thanks for sharing!

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