Category Archives: Gardening

South Carolina Man Starts Urban Garden to Feed Those in Need, Teach People How to Grow Food

June 4, 2012 | NaturalNews The relatively modest, two-and-a-half acre plot of formerly unused land behind the Wild Radish Health Store in Greenville, South Carolina, is quickly burgeoning into a cornucopia of organic squash, kale, blueberries and other fresh fruits … Continue reading

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90 Percent of Corn Seeds Are Coated with Bayer’s Bee-Decimating Pesticide

May 16 | Mother Jones by Tom Philpott I’m doing something very odd this week: speaking at the annual conference of Croplife America, the main trade group for the US agrichemical industry. Croplife members include Monsanto, Dow, Bayer, and Syngenta, … Continue reading

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10 Places to Buy Organic Seeds

Colleen Vanderlinden | About.com More seed companies are offering organic seeds, and supporting these companies is a good way to show that we want more organics in the marketplace. Besides the fact that purchasing organic seeds allows us to “vote … Continue reading

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8 Tips for Gardening with Children

Excerpted from EarthEasy Tips for Gardening with Children Give them their own garden beds. Whether you use raised beds, containers or ground plots, be sure to give each child his or her own separate plot. Keep it small, very small … Continue reading

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Teaching Children Gardening: A Natural Head Start in Life

Tony Isaacs | Healthier Talk A study conducted for Britain’s Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) has found that encouraging children to learn gardening boosts their development by helping them become happier, more confident, and more resilient. In addition, gardening also helps … Continue reading

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