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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Weeding Meadows and Neil Diboll on CBS

“CBS Sunday Morning” correspondent Steve Hartman confesses his addiction to weeding after Neil Diboll helped him create a meadow. Here’s the video and here’s more on the story. Posted by Susan Harris on August ...

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Why I would be kicked out of a community garden

Community garden image courtesy of Shutterstock As a fellow online writer—who happens to be called Elizabeth Licata—says, “There’s no drama like community garden drama.” We’ve written a lot about community gardens here, ...

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Kudzu, we hardly knew you

Kudzu image courtesy of Shutterstock “Like most Southern children, I accepted, almost as a matter of faith, that kudzu grew a mile a minute and that its spread was unstoppable.” —Bill Finch, ...

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