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Get the scoop on potting mix from Organic Mechanics' Mark Highland.
The oceans are in danger, but you can help turn the tide.
Saving Our Oceans
Backyard hens not only provide high-quality eggs, but also serve as master gardeners, organic pest exterminators, and unpaid city workers.
At Threefold Farm in upstate New York, the roots of the biodynamic movement in America run deep.
Mosquitoes are annoying, but the pesticides used to eradicate them can damage your health. Here’s what you need to know.
Go behind the scenes at Organic Mechanics Soil Company with Mark Highland
Styrofoam cups will replace biodegradable materials as the Republican-led House focuses on cutting other programs that protect human and environmental health.
What does blossoming mean? What does it symbolize?
That flat of petunias at the garden center may come with a chemical catch.
This workplace garden in Richmond, British Columbia, offers employees the chance to get outside and play in the dirt.
Keeping a flock of backyard hens has gone from being homey to being oh-so-stylishly vogue.
The best varieties of 2010 from the Organic Gardening test gardens
Think outside the supermarket to help feed the hungry.
Defining and defeating hunger in America
Deborah Madison explains how growing her own ingredients makes mealtime truly nourishing.
Can organic farming feed the world? A noted scientist argues that it can—and must.
A farmer and distinguished writer explains why it is vital that we understand where and how our food is produced.
Want to do your part to preserve biodiversity? Plant a garden of medicinal herbs.
The author of The Botany of Desire and The Omnivore's Dilemma talks about gardening, nature, and (gasp!) why organic isn't what it's cracked up to be.
A landmark report says the government has been grossly underestimating the effect of environmental toxins on our cancer risk.