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Essential Gardening Tools for the Home Gardener

Essential Gardening Tools for the Home Gardener

Essential Gardening Tools for the Home Gardener Written and Photographed by Mary Plantwalker – Try cooking a meal without a sharp knife and a clean cutting board, or riding a bike with a flat tire, or playing the fiddle with an unrosined bow—doing so would really defeat the purpose and make these acts of joy […]

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Medicinal Plants: Growing Healing Herbs for the Home Garden

Medicinal Plants: Growing Healing Herbs for the Home Garden

Medicinal Plants: Growing Healing Herbs for the Home Garden Elderberry, Lemon Balm & Rose Written by Meghan Gemma with Juliet Blankespoor Photography by Juliet Blankespoor – Ready to start or expand your herb garden? Here we’re introducing medicinal, edible, and cultivation profiles for three cherished healing plants: elderberry, lemon balm, and rose. You can also […]

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Medicinal Herb Gardening for Beginners

Medicinal Herb Gardening for Beginners

Medicinal Herb Gardening for Beginners Written and Photographed by Mary Plantwalker – I love herbal medicine but I’ve never grown herbs—how do I begin an herb garden? – Have you or someone you know been asking this question lately? Then read on for inspirational and empowering steps for growing medicinal herbs at home—we give even […]

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The Medicine That Grows In-Between: Lamb’s Quarters, Plantain, and Red Clover

The Medicine That Grows In-Between: Lamb’s Quarters, Plantain, and Red Clover

The Medicine That Grows In-Between: Lamb’s Quarters, Plantain, and Red Clover Written by Meghan Gemma with Juliet Blankespoor Photography by Juliet Blankespoor (except where credited) – Your garden wants to feed you—not just with the cultivated plants you tuck into the soil, but with a profusion of wild greens and herbs that spring up of […]

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What is Permaculture and Should Urban Farmers Consider It?

What is Permaculture and Should Urban Farmers Consider It?

When it comes to most kinds of farming, permaculture is one hot topic. It’s easy to see why farmers of all backgrounds and experience levels are excited about permaculture. As more and more consumers switch to a partly organic or fully organic diet, farmers are pushed to explore sustainable ways to produce organic produce and/or […]

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