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Rhubarb: The Unsung Hero of the Spring Garden

Rhubarb: The Unsung Hero of the Spring Garden

By Susannah Shmurak, Posted April 25th, 2017

This ‘fruity’ vegetable is absurdly easy to grow.

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Gardening on Concrete With Raised Beds and Patio Containers

Gardening on Concrete With Raised Beds and Patio Containers

By Eartheasy, Posted April 21st, 2017

Think you can’t grow vegetables because you don’t have a backyard? Think again.

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Food Deserts: How Important is Your Neighborhood Grocery Store?

Food Deserts: How Important is Your Neighborhood Grocery Store?

By Susannah Shmurak, Posted April 19th, 2017

The food available in your neighborhood could affect your health in unexpected ways.

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Spinach: How to Plant, Grow, and Harvest Spinach Greens

Spinach: How to Plant, Grow, and Harvest Spinach Greens

By Susannah Shmurak, Posted April 17th, 2017

Spinach is a much-anticipated spring treat that also grows well in fall. Here’s what you need to know to grow the best possible spinach this year.

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How to Understand Labels on Natural and Chemical Pesticides

How to Understand Labels on Natural and Chemical Pesticides

By Jessica Dawe, Posted April 13th, 2017

Treat natural and chemical pesticides with caution.

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6 Green Spring Cleaning Tips to Refresh Your Home

6 Green Spring Cleaning Tips to Refresh Your Home

By Susannah Shmurak, Posted April 11th, 2017

Spring is a time for renewal, both for the earth and for our homes.

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How to Establish a Clover Lawn

How to Establish a Clover Lawn

By Shannon Cowan, Posted April 6th, 2017

Why the humble clover plant is infusing conventional lawns with more than good luck.

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How Urban Farming is Healing Lives in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside

How Urban Farming is Healing Lives in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside

By Stephanie Wood, Posted April 4th, 2017

Living soil and steady, honest work brings hope to Canada’s poorest postal code.

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Should You Buy a Farm Share? 10 Reasons to Join Your Local CSA

Should You Buy a Farm Share? 10 Reasons to Join Your Local CSA

By Susannah Shmurak, Posted March 31st, 2017

‘Community supported agriculture’ is a great way to connect with your food, save money, and support local farms.

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Is Going Green Unmanly? Eco-Friendly Choices and Gender

Is Going Green Unmanly? Eco-Friendly Choices and Gender

By Robin Jacobs, Posted March 29th, 2017

Do we unconsciously believe ecological choices are for women?

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15 Ways to Make Your Yard More Bird-Friendly

15 Ways to Make Your Yard More Bird-Friendly

By Patrick Walshe, Posted March 27th, 2017

Could your yard or garden help save our declining bird population?

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How is Climate Change Threatening Your Health?

How is Climate Change Threatening Your Health?

By Susannah Shmurak, Posted March 23rd, 2017

Climate change affects far more than sea levels and wildlife. Research shows it can have a major impact on human health.

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10 Excellent Reasons to Use Raised Beds in Your Garden

10 Excellent Reasons to Use Raised Beds in Your Garden

By Nicole Faires, Posted March 21st, 2017

Raised beds have a dedicated fan base. Did you ever wonder why?

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Let Them Eat Dirt: Eartheasy Speaks with B. Brett Finlay

Let Them Eat Dirt: Eartheasy Speaks with B. Brett Finlay

By T.J. Blackman, Posted March 16th, 2017

In our quest to rid the world of infectious diseases, have we become too clean?

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How to Build and Nourish Healthy Garden Soil

How to Build and Nourish Healthy Garden Soil

By Jessica Dawe, Posted March 14th, 2017

The most fundamental element of any garden plays a vital role in your success.

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Are You Too Connected?

Are You Too Connected?

By Susannah Shmurak, Posted March 10th, 2017

Being able to reach each other anytime, anywhere, has some serious downsides.

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How to Compost in an Apartment

How to Compost in an Apartment

By Shannon Cowan, Posted March 8th, 2017

No backyard or green space? You can still reduce your household waste by composting.

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Raising Kids in the Age of Environmental Guilt

Raising Kids in the Age of Environmental Guilt

By Susannah Shmurak, Posted March 6th, 2017

In her new book, Paige Wolf commiserates with those of us who know too much about the perils of modern life.

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Are Non-toxic Art Supplies Important for Your Health?

Are Non-toxic Art Supplies Important for Your Health?

By Nicole Faires, Posted March 2nd, 2017

It’s no surprise that what’s healthy for you is also healthy for the earth.

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How to Save Money With an Inexpensive Energy Audit

How to Save Money With an Inexpensive Energy Audit

By Susannah Shmurak, Posted February 28th, 2017

Your house may be wasting far more energy than you realize.

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