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What Your Garden’s Weeds Mean

By Colleen Vanderlinden, TreeHugger The best way to learn about your soil's health is to get a soil test through your local cooperative extension service or at a local nursery. However, there are…

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Got Heavy Metals in Your Soil?

Urban gardens have become a popular pastime for city dwellers looking to add a touch of beauty and homegrown vegetables into their lives. However, the chances of toxins lurking below your homegr…

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Learning with School Gardens

Planting a school garden is a great equalizer: Teachers get dirty, parents break a sweat and kids, for once, have a height advantage. The benefits of gardens are extensive--and sometimes unanticipated…

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