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Gardening 101: Does it pay off for newcomers?

May 5, 2022
Pandemic lockdowns and high grocery prices have grown the ranks of gardeners. The costs of cultivation compete with savings on food.
Bobby Srour

How one French landscape gardener saves and sells abandoned plants

Jun 16, 2021
Some of the plants are donated, others come from nurseries and wholesalers that were going to throw them away.
Plant Protection Society founder Nicolas Talliu with plants saved from the trash.
John Laurenson

COVID-19 wilts global flower trade, even as spring weather blossoms

Apr 29, 2020
Many growers are now throwing away up to 80% of their production
A field of tulips spells out the message "Stay Strong" in the Netherlands.
Wilbert Bijzitter/AFP via Getty Images

Shopping for a house? Check out the garden.

Oct 15, 2015
Backyard gardens add value at a time when fresh and local food is in vogue.

Your yard is getting smarter, too

Mar 24, 2015
The internet of things is coming to your front lawn...literally.

Drought-resistant gardens can be more than gravel

Mar 20, 2014
As the California drought continues, some homeowners are rethinking their green grass lawns.

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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?

Paying for beauty in a drought

Sep 14, 2012
It's not easy to maintain a beautiful lawn...especially when there's no water.
A groundskeeper waters flowers.
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