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

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

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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.

7 lessons the global economy teaches us about gardening

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A list of garden advice from the Marketplace Washington bureau reporter who's been dissecting the sequester.

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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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.

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.
Vine plants like zucchinis are a good starting point for a new gardener.
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New maps mean new possibilities for gardeners

Jan 26, 2012
Climate zones are shifting, says the USDA, so sure, grow bananas in Ohio.