gardening

Drought-resistant gardens can be more than gravel

Mar 20, 2014
As the California drought continues, some homeowners are rethinking their green grass lawns.
Posted In: california, drought, gardening

7 lessons the global economy teaches us about gardening

Jun 28, 2013
A list of garden advice from the Marketplace Washington bureau reporter who's been dissecting the sequester.
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How much does organic gardening really save you?

May 20, 2013
Do you save money by growing your own food? Or does the cost of maintain a garden wither any savings you get from harvesting your own heirloom tomatoes?
Posted In: gardening, urban gardens, gardens

Paying for beauty in a drought

Sep 14, 2012
It's not easy to maintain a beautiful lawn...especially when there's no water.
Posted In: gardening, water, drought

The frugal gardener

Apr 27, 2012
Meg Favreau of Wisebread.com on what to plant if you don't have endless supplies of cash to grow yourself a salad this spring.
Posted In: gardening, frugality, favreau

Garden-Fresh Chilled Cucumber Soup With Herbs

Apr 27, 2012
Meg Favreau of Wisebread.com shares a recipe to help you use up the produce in your new garden.
Posted In: cooking, gardening

New maps mean new possibilities for gardeners

Jan 26, 2012
Climate zones are shifting, says the USDA, so sure, grow bananas in Ohio.
Posted In: gardening, global warming

Is canning safe? How do I do it? We've got a step-by-step slideshow!

Sep 2, 2010
Maybe it's the bounty at our local farmers' markets, maybe it's the desire for a comfort-hobby. Whatever the reason, we and our friends over at NPR...
Posted In: canning, garden, gardening, jam, jarring, jars, putting food up, tomato sauce

Buying green to avert global warming is like #%*&ing for chastity

Apr 22, 2008
Michael Pollan's latest piece in the New York Times Magazine, "Why Bother?" tells us why we should bother....
Posted In: buying green, gardening, Michael Pollan