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An Herbal Tease
Grow an herbal tea container garden with these simple tips.
by Lindsay Evans

For the Birds
Birds bring beauty, sound, interest and free pest control to a welcoming urban farm.
by Cherie Langlois

Bug Off
Rid your garden of these nine pests the natural way.
by Lora Shinn

Wrigglers for Hire
Vermicomposting puts red worms to work, breaking down organic waste matter to create rich, natural compost.
by Jessica Walliser

Torture Your Tomatoes
Some science says that we might be coddling our toms, when we should be stressing them.
by Rick Gush

Floating Flowers
Bring a touch of serenity to your home with container water gardening.
by Linda Tagliaferro

Let's Make It Rain!
Save money and resources by building and installing a simple rain barrel.
by Scott M. Riddell

A Green Clean
Making your own cleaning products is safer for your personal environment, as well as the planet.
by Kristina Mercedes Urquhart

I Am, Because We Are
Urban-farming pioneer Karen Washington leads only so others will follow.
by Cheryl Morrison

UF Road Trip: Boston, Mass.
Beantown becomes Green Town, as the urban-farming and sustainability revolution gets representation on the East Coast.
by Cheryl Morrison 



Green Thumb
Herbal Haircuts, Artichokes by Division,
For a Fat Fruit Harvest
by Frank Hyman

City Buzz
Installing a Package
by Kristina Mercedes Urquhart

Backyard Coop
Egg-bound Hen Help
by Kelly Wood

Urban Feast
Spring Salads, Locavore Travel
by Amy Cotler



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