by guest blogger Tim Mountz. For some reason people are really afraid of starting plants from seed. But it’s actually very easy. Seeds are some of the most resilient things on Earth.
by guest blogger Maya Rodale. Being a Rodale, I am often asked if I garden. For most of my life, I sheepishly said no. I’m happy to report that has changed since I moved to an apartment with actual sunlight and acquired my “plant babies.”
by guest blogger Keriann Koeman. Tulip petals taste like sweet lettuce, and some of them end with a peppery flavor note. After tasting all our varieties, I’ve chosen the ones I like the best.
I’ve been going to the Philadelphia Flower Show on and off for decades. For those of you who can’t get there, enjoy these photos. For those of you who can, maybe this will inspire you.
Sometimes we need a dose of fresh fragrance and life in the middle of winter. On my counter now I have the first hyacinths of the season that I picked up while food-shopping.
What I love most about gardening: It’s a joyous celebration of diversity and creativity. Yes, we need to grow things to eat, but gardening is so much more than that. Gardening reflects who we are in all our quirky glory.
by guest blogger Tim Mountz. Sometimes the greatest things in life are the things that just happen to you and not the ones that you lay out in great plans. I did not choose to be a seed-growing farmer; it chose me.
by guest blogger David Kennedy. Many people suffer from hidden hunger, which is the shortage of one or more essential micronutrients. The micronutrients most often lacking are iron and vitamin A and the greatest way to increase both is to consume more leafy green vegetables.