Roses without Chemicals, After Knock Outs

Peter Kukielski speaking at Behnke Nurseries. Meet Peter Kukielski, former curator of the Peggy Rockefeller Rose Garden at the New York Botanic Garden, who suddenly had to give up spraying when the city banned pesticide use ...

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Who Will See the Canopy for the Trees?

  Louisville, Kentucky is on Fodor’s 2015 travel “Go List.”  Forget about Antarctica and Iceland. You want a hot spot? My hometown is unquestionably the hot spot among the top 25 travel ...

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Green for President

Occupy Big Food rally in New York City We’ve always said here that gardening is political, a way of opting out of a culture that pushes us to live lives powered entirely ...

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In defense of garden cats

Cat photo courtesy of Shutterstock As a gardening veterinarian, I feel obligated to defend our feline friends against the recent onslaught of poor publicity directed towards them.  I’m referring of course, to ...

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The White House Grounds are Greening

Now I'm as happy as the next gardener about all the kitchen-garden news coming out of the White House this year.  Mrs. O's laser-like focus on healthy eating is right-on – nothing's ...

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