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Features

Garden BFFs
Companion planting is part mythology, part experience and part science.
by Lora Shinn

Use Your Melon
Miniature muskmelons take up less space in the garden while delivering that same sweet and satisfying, fruity flavor.
by Jessica Walliser

The Sky is the Limit
Consider how big your horizontal footprint is, and grow "up.”
by Scott Kellogg and Stacy Pettigrew

Top of the Heap
Hugelkultur is the "hot” topic for a raised-bed-building method.
by Erica Strauss

An Island of Refuse
The Compost Learning Center on Governors Island, off the "coast” of Manhattan, teaches New Yorkers to waste not, want not.
by Elizabeth Scholl

Urban Orchard Options
From selecting your site to choosing your fruits, a number of things should be considered when planting a small-scale orchard.
by Deb Buehler

Creating Complete Organic Fertilizer
If you have a small garden, consider fertilizing with COF, a complete and balanced homemade fertilizer.
by Steve Solomon with Erica Reinheimer

I Want to Ride My Bicycle!
National Bike to Work Week is May 13-17.
by Lisa Munniksma

Garden-to-Table Recipe Contest Announcement!

 

Columns

At Farm and Main
The UF editor recalls his family gardening roots. 
by Roger Sipe

Backyard Coop
Why do chickens eat their own eggs and what can you do to stop it? 
by Kristina Mercedes Urquhart

City Buzz
Honey is a wonder food.
by Kristina Mercedes Urquhart

Green Thumb
We take a look a lavender, gravel mulch and what we call "landscaper math.”
by Frank Hyman

Urban Legends
One reader expects the unexpected with her garden.
by You, Our Readers!

Urban Feast
Asparagus is an early harvest, spring favorite.
by Amy Cotler

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