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20

Oct

Edible plants you can find in the wild (or your backyard)If you know what to look for, you can forage for vegetation that will calm a fever, freshen your breath or make a lovely cup of tea.

Edible plants you can find in the wild (or your backyard)
If you know what to look for, you can forage for vegetation that will calm a fever, freshen your breath or make a lovely cup of tea.

14

Oct

Why you should mulch leaves, not rake themMulching is great for your wallet (and your back!) Shredded leaves control certain weeds and also provide soil with much-needed winter nutrients.

Why you should mulch leaves, not rake them
Mulching is great for your wallet (and your back!) Shredded leaves control certain weeds and also provide soil with much-needed winter nutrients.

02

Oct

12 plants that repel unwanted insectsThese herbs and flowers can help shoo away pests from your garden and your skin.

12 plants that repel unwanted insects
These herbs and flowers can help shoo away pests from your garden and your skin.

29

Sep

5 surefire ways to kill a houseplantDo you have a knack for plant homicide? You might be guilty of one (or more) of these offenses.

5 surefire ways to kill a houseplant
Do you have a knack for plant homicide? You might be guilty of one (or more) of these offenses.

23

Sep

The art of growing grapesThey take a little work and planning, but grapes can be a tasty part of your backyard garden.

The art of growing grapes
They take a little work and planning, but grapes can be a tasty part of your backyard garden.

21

Sep

13 must-see botanical gardens
Pack your bags, plant lovers. We’re taking a worldwide tour of the best gardens around, as determined by our hand-picked panel of experts.

18

Sep

Origami-inspired mini-farm thrives without soil … or waterFuturistic design meets urban gardening with this curious flat-pack greenhouse kit that harnesses seaweed-extracted agar-agar gel as a growing medium.

Origami-inspired mini-farm thrives without soil … or water
Futuristic design meets urban gardening with this curious flat-pack greenhouse kit that harnesses seaweed-extracted agar-agar gel as a growing medium.

13

Sep

8 of the weirdest foods you can grow in your gardenEver heard of black tomatoes? How about candy cane strawberries? Get ready to take your garden by storm with these unusual home grown fruits and veggies.

8 of the weirdest foods you can grow in your garden
Ever heard of black tomatoes? How about candy cane strawberries? Get ready to take your garden by storm with these unusual home grown fruits and veggies.

08

Sep

Vegetables to grow during fall

07

Sep

8 breathtaking garden mazes