December 2013/January 2014
Vol. 61, No. 1
Leeks lend their delicate, savory flavor to potato soup and so much more. Why pay supermarket prices when they're so easy to grow? Let us show you how.
By Denise Foley
A Shared Passion
Two gardening professionals, joined by a midlife marriage, have collaborated to turn their back yard into a beautiful space for entertaining and relaxing.
By Adam Levine
New Rice Rising
Taking a spiritual approach to farming that respects its interconnection with nature, a young couple experiments with growing specialty rice on a small scale.
By Frank Hyman
This year, be sure to incorporate the nutritional benefits of whole grains in your holiday baking. We share our favorite recipes for goodies without the guilt.
By Ivy Manning
Humor underscores a serious message.
It takes a village to make a magazine.
We Hear You
Our readers speak out in favor of tree planting, rumtopf, and wildlife.
We Love This Tip!
Word of wisdom from your fellow gardeners.
Let the garage inspire a new landscape.
The Organic Gardening Gift Guide
Gift ideas for the modern organic family: amaryllis bulbs, chef's picks, books for gardeners, children's toys, and infused sugars.
Good Bug, Bad Bug
Camel crickets may look scary, but it's just an act.
Planetary stewardship is everyone's responsibility.
On the Cover: Amaryllis goes from dormant bulb to spectacular indoor bloom in just a few weeks. Photograph by Mitch Mandel; styling by Tara Long.
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