Nearly 40% of Russia’s Food Still Comes From Small, Family Gardens

February 13, 2020 at 6:18 pm




Almost half of Russia’s food is grown in backyard gardens!

Bees Love Cannabis! Researchers Discover Hemp Could Help Restore Bee Populations

February 11, 2020 at 4:55 pm




Hemp provides bees excellent nutrition when they need it most, new study finds

Cheerios Will Send You 500 Wildflower Seeds For Free to Help Save the Bees

January 24, 2020 at 4:21 pm




Cheerios has mailed out nearly 2 billion wildflower seeds to volunteers across North America to help create habitat for bees

7 Reasons To Get a Christmas Cactus Instead Of — Or In Addition To — A Christmas Tree

November 18, 2019 at 5:22 pm




Christmas cacti can live in your house for over 100 years and be passed from generation to generation, blooming beautiful red flowers ever holiday season

 

How To Plant a Forest Garden That Grows 500 Kinds of Food and Requires Virtually No Maintenance

October 28, 2019 at 5:12 pm




Why farm when you can forest garden? Forest gardens practically tend themselves, producing free food for decades. Once established, they never need to be plowed, replanted, weeded or watered again.

Bees Voted Most Important Living Beings On Earth

July 31, 2019 at 12:57 pm




Bees voted more important than fungi, plankton, and primates when it comes to survival of life on earth as we know it

A Single Dragonfly Can Eat Hundreds of Mosquitoes Per Day, Plant This to Attract Them to Your Yard

May 31, 2019 at 3:44 pm




Build a dragonfly pond with the following aquatic plants for all-natural pest control. Never worry about mosquitoes, termites, deerflies, blackflies, horseflies or midges again!

Florida Lifts Ban on Front-Yard Vegetable Gardens

April 8, 2019 at 1:26 pm




Florida passes law saying cities can’t stop people from growing food on their own property, even in their front yards

Credit: Todd Anderson New York Times, Orlando couple will now be able to keep vegetable garden

Swedish Couple Builds Greenhouse Around Home to Stay Warm and Grow Food All Year Long

March 4, 2019 at 2:26 am




Greenhouse keeps home in the 60’s, even when it’s freezing outside; allows family to grow Mediterranean fruit in Sweden

Study: Pesticides Are Causing an “Insect Apocalypse”

February 23, 2019 at 6:07 pm




Nearly half of all insect species could be extinct in a few decades thanks to industrial agriculture. Researchers call for urgent global shift toward more sustainable farming practices.

Credit: Matt Dorfman, Bridgeman Images.