This Geothermal Greenhouse Grows Oranges in the Snow

December 11, 2018 at 7:26 pm




This man has figured out how to harness the heat of the Earth to grow citrus in the Midwest all year long

Help Birds Survive the Winter by Skipping Fall Yard Work

November 26, 2018 at 11:38 pm




Forget manicuring your lawn this fall. Endangered birds need messy yards to survive the winter.

Vegetables Lose Up to Half Their Nutrients By the Time They’re Shipped to the Store: Another Reason to Grow Your Own

September 23, 2018 at 2:45 pm




Spinach can lose 90% of its vitamin C content within 24 hours of harvest, and 50 percent of its folate and carotenoids within a week. By the time it’s purchased in the grocery store, it’s often more than a week old.

Want a Sustainable, Soft, Grass-Like Lawn? Plant This

August 3, 2018 at 12:52 am




Clover is softer and more sustainable than grass. It fixes the soil, attracts beneficial pollinators and wildlife, and requires no water, fertilizer, herbicide or mowing! Plus, it’s edible!

How to Attract “Super Pollinator” Mason Bees

July 13, 2018 at 1:12 pm





One native mason bee can pollinate as many blossoms as 100 honey bees. And they’re endangered, so here’s how to help them out, while they help your garden grow: