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4 US Meetups Bringing American Gardeners Together

January 16th, 2013 | by Ann Smarty

Gardening's often a solitary endeavor, but sometimes you want to swap stories and tips with fellow planting enthusiasts. These four meetups around the United States provide opportunities for socializing with other gardeners


Simple Living: Where Frugality and Ecology Meet

April 24th, 2012 | by Guest Author

My family and I live an ecological lifestyle on one part-time income. To me, living out my values means living simply, living debt free, and living in a way that honors the earth. The primary way I do this is through frugality. The same skills and values that allow me to be resourceful with money also allow me to be a good steward of natural resources


Five Natural & Non-Toxic Methods for Insect Control in Your Garden

April 17th, 2012 | by Jeff McIntire-Strasburg

Nature has been keeping pests in check for a lot longer than any garden spray... and doing a pretty good job in the process. While natural methods for controlling garden insects take some forethought and planning, you'll end up with fruits and vegetables that you won't have to worry about feeding to your friends and family... and garden areas you won't mind the pets rooting around in


My Dirty Dozen List

June 10th, 2011 | by Steve Savage

The Environmental Working Group (EWG) puts out a “dirty dozen” list each year based on a criminally misleading interpretation of



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