This post is originally from brookline.wickedlocal.com It contains myriad herbs, including basil, parsley, chamomile and others, as well as vegetables, such as beets, tomatoes, cucumbers, green beans and more. Students at the Ivy Street School, which serves teens and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder, brain injury and other mental health diagnoses, are enjoying...

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How would you quickly describe yourself to others? I’m easy-going and like to spend time at home tending to my garden and watching my chickens while enjoying a glass of red wine. How did you get started with your blog/instagram page/etc?  I’ve had a blog ever since I can remember and it started out as being more of an online journal but morphed into...

This post and its content/images are from SeedsNow.com, click here to view the full post. Powdery mildew. You’ve probably had it plague one of your plants at some point or another during your years of gardening. Powdery mildew is one of the most widespread and easily identifiable plant fungal diseases. From vegetable gardens to rose gardens, ornamental trees...

On Monday, astronauts aboard the International Space Station harvested and ate the first lettuce to have been grown in space. ...

How would you quickly describe yourself to others? I am a wife and a step-mom who is a kind hearted, quick witted goofball with a goal of making everyday full of laughter!   How did you get started with your blog/instagram page/etc? I had an instagram page for a while but I hardly ever used it. About a year ago I decided that I wanted to start a home garden in...

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Looking to escape the rat race? Wanting to re-locate somewhere and start a full or part time homestead? This Urban Rustic Homestead/Farm is located in a desirable location in Bremerton, Washington.  Close to military bases, shopping, parks and plenty of recreation…not to mention the beautiful Puget Sound. Recently remodeled with new flooring, updated appliances,...

Post/content/images are from CivilEats.com – and – anderson.slhn.org Are Hospital Farms the Next Big Thing in Healthcare Reform? When it comes to improving the food on today’s hospital trays, some medical institutions are finding that onsite farms are the next logical step. By Jodi Helmer on July 21, 2015 This summer, St. Luke’s Hospital started...

This post/content/images are from www.SeedsNow.com How did you get started with your blog? How I got started with my blog, The Urban Lady Bug, was through Facebook originally, I posted pictures of our garden on my personal page almost everyday and had dozens of my friends and their friends, comment, tag and ask a bunch of questions. So I figured I should create a...

This post/content/images are from berkeleyside.com by Alix Wall/Bay Area Bites Whenever UC Berkeley student Sara Cate Jones has felt the blues coming on, she’s relied on the same remedy: she goes to the student garden on the corner of Walnut and Virginia streets and picks herself a bouquet of flowers. “The garden is always here for you,” said Kate Kaplan. Jones...

NationofChange.org is the original source of this post/images. Not only are people around the world capable of growing nutrient-dense, nourishing food that will feed their communities, even if they live in an urban setting, but they can also do it with élan. Some of the most creative urban gardening projects around the globe can inspire us to create our own green...

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Urban Organic Gardener Interviewing Rob from “Bits Out The Back”: How would you quickly describe yourself to others? I’m a stay at home dad that’s very interested in growing as much nutritionally dense food as I can to help improve our health and reduce our dependence on the industrialized food system. We live in SE Queensland Australia in a subtropical...

Become a Urban Organic Gardener! Here at UOG we believe that growing your own organic food can be one of the most rewarding things you can do for your mind, body, and soul. Become a member of the UOG Monthly Seed Club and receive a handpicked collection of seeds and garden goodies specifically catered to your exact growing requirements. Whether you’re growing in containers on your patio...

Source of this post is www.express.co.uk A RETIRED teacher who spent £5,000 of his life savings creating an urban garden paradise on wasteland has been ordered to destroy it. Jam Imani Rad, 65, installed statues, trellises and stone structures and dozens of plants to create the green outdoor haven outside his housing association flat for he and neighbours to enjoy. But...

Source of this content is deadline.com John Legend’s Get Lifted Film Co. is planting a documentary about four “gangster gardeners” who discover what happens when they get their hands dirty — in the soil of South L.A. Check out the trailer for Can You Dig This, which has its world premiere Thursday at the Los Angeles Film Festival. Fusion already has nabbed...

Source of this contest is from usnews.com by Corinne Ruff Nearly a decade ago, neighbors living near an abandoned elementary school in LeDroit Park in the District of Columbia described the area as a “thriving, open-air crack market.” But today, the once dangerous lot is flourishing with leafy greens, medicinal herbs and sour cherries. “Our community has...