Farming – Urban Gardening


Are Hedges Better at Fighting Urban Air Pollution Than Trees?

Source: mnn.com Published: May 24, 2017 The British countryside is famed for its hedgerows. According to scientists, cities need more dense lines of shrubs in order to effectively combat automobile-borne air pollution. (Photo: Jenny Brown/flickr) By Matt Hickman Make...

How to Naturescape

Source: plantnative.org Published: May 24, 2017 Apologies for formatting errors due to docx importing. Curious about native plants? Interested in a beautiful, low-maintenance landscape? Concerned about health and water quality? Or did you just stumble on to this page...

Green & Safe Gardening: The Ultimate Guide to Clean Plant Care

Source: brighterblooms.com Published: May 24, 2017 Sprouting a green thumb have many health benefits for adults, and even makes a great choice to teach children as a hobby they can pursue on their own. Yet you need to be aware of some of the risks and dangers found in...

Sowing Seeds, Connecting to Nature

Source: treehugger.com Published: May 3, 2017 © Laura Stoecker for The Nature Conservancy Learn about the advances and setbacks around protecting our oceans, waterways, forests, and wildlife. From golden sand dunes rising along the Lake Michigan shoreline to vibrant...

Gaia’s Peace Garden Blooms as Model Urban Oasis

Source: huffingtonpost.com Published: April 15, 2017 Blair Frank Jeff Biggers, Contributor Tucked away at the end of a residential cul-de-sac in Iowa City, just south of Interstate 80 and growing suburbs, the daffodils, violets and hyacinth in bloom, among the peach,...