Organic Gardening

Beth Terry’s Plastic-free
Gardening Adventure, Part 3

Is it possible to garden without plastic? That’s the challenge I’ve set for myself with the help of Rodale.com and Eric Hurlock of OrganicGardening.com.  (See my blog, MyPlasticfreeLife.com, to understand the problems with plastic and get tips for how to live with as little of it as possible.) In Part 1, I described how I […]

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Beth Terry’s Plastic-Free Gardening Adventure, Part 2 + Giveaway

By guest blogger Beth Terry. For Part 1. A few weeks ago, I began my plastic-free gardening project in my tiny Oakland, CA, yard with the help of Rodale.com and Eric Hurlock, of OrganicGardening.com. I built a raised bed with sustainable wood, and filled it with bulk gardening soil that I had delivered without any packaging. […]

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Summer Tablescapes for Festive Entertaining

By guest blogger Mark Kintzel Warm weather is here, and so is entertaining season. I’ve got three projects in one that will help you transform your outdoor or indoor space on a limited budget. With the versatility these offer, you can host all summer long and always keep your party space looking fresh! I’m using […]

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Happy Memorial Day!

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My Top 10 Favorite Flowers

Now that gardening season has returned in full force, it’s time to revel in the glorious abundant beauty of nature (unless, that is, she is thrashing us with her rages). One of my favorite things about the spring-and-summer season is flowers.  So I’ve made a list of my favorites, and why I adore them. Peonies: […]

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How Organic Gardening is like Good Business

I was out puttering in my garden this morning, planting a few new perennials – (I’m running out of space for planting new things!). My mind was on work, as it is a lot these days. I stood up for a second, and looked out over my now-5-year-old garden, and thought of how far we […]

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A Royal Wedding Bouquet

By guest blogger Mark Kintzel The bouquet is an important element in any wedding. Here’s a fast and easy how-to lesson on making an organic flower bouquet fit for any princess. The flowers can be homegrown (as long as their blooming season coincides with your wedding date) or bought (search online for good sources). With […]

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A Visit to My Kitchen: Temra Costa

Temra is a nationally recognized sustainable food and farming advocate. Her recent book, Farmer Jane: Women Changing the Way We Eat, is the product of the eight years she spent working to create a more vibrant local food economy in California and beyond. She’s a radio show co-host on Green 960 (TheGreenMorning.com, works as a sustainable food […]

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