Granite Industries Overland Electric Garden Cart Giveaway

Powerful, Durable, Convenient, Rechargeable & Environmentally Friendly! If the mere thought of pushing or pulling a fully loaded garden cart has your muscles throbbing and aching, then you will want to  enter this week’s giveaway for an Overland Electric Garden Cart – 7 Cu. Ft. Hopper (ARV $1,995.00 – $2,245.00) from Granite Industries! Top Reasons to Enter to Win an Overland Cart: Easy to operate – So easy to use, even…

What Can Bees Teach Us About Building Better Urban Ecosystems?

“Last summer, Paul Maeillo had to clear a vacant lot in North Philadelphia, and he wasn’t happy about it. He’d done it plenty of times before, as part of the Philadelphia Horticultural Society’s LandCare program, which hires local contractors to maintain the neighborhood’s many abandoned parcels. But on this day the lot was full of wildflowers — and wildlife. In fact, it wasn’t vacant at all. He saw snakes and…

Hollywood Hibiscus You’ve Got Personality! Giveaway

What is Your Hollywood Hibiscus Personality? Hollywood™ Hibiscus, introduced by J. Berry Nursery, were bred for multi-day lasting blooms, extremely high bud and bloom counts, spectacular rich green foliage, leaf spot resistance and exceptional compact growth habits. One lucky winner will receive a 1 quart size Hollywood™ Hibiscus that matches their personality! There are six Hollywood Hibiscus personalities (featured below), which are all available for purchase online from Nature Hills Nursery!…

Kale, Not Jail: Urban Farming Nonprofit Helps Ex-Cons Re-enter Society Image

CreditJason Henry for The New York Times CreditJason Henry for The New York Times “OAKLAND, Calif. — Even by the standards of the Bay Area, where sourcing local, organic chicken feed is seen as something of a political act, the spectacle of 30,000 fruit and nut trees being tended by formerly incarcerated orchardists is novel. The green thumbs are there because of Planting Justice, a nine-year-old nonprofit that combines urban…

Men Volunteer Their Time To Plant Gardens For Those in Need

“It feels good, putting the seed down. Watching it grow. Watching it produce fruit. It’s a beautiful thing,” said Darian Belton, owner of T&T Plant-ery. Belton has a full-time job at a car rental place, but what really drives him, is creating a sustainable food source; especially for those who can’t do it themselves. “We want to inspire more people to grow their own food. Put seeds in the dirt…

12 Plants That You Can Grow To DETER Mosquitoes

Mosquitoes can quickly ruin the enjoyment of your outdoor garden experience. Ordinary repellents are full of nasty chemicals that you probably don’t want to put onto your family, and bug zappers are annoying. It also can be debated, how effective candles or incense really is.The threat of contracting a disease from a mosquito is very real. Not only are humans being infected with dangerous illnesses, so are animals including household pets.…

March Against Monsanto 2018

HAPPENING TODAY– “Hundreds of thousands of concerned citizens will hit the streets May 19th, 2018 for the 7th international March Against Monsanto grassroots campaign. The global events will take place in hundreds of cities on six continents with the objective to further educate and raise awareness about Monsanto’s genetically modified seeds and the increasingly toxic food supply, as well as its merger with the German pesticide, GMO and pharmaceutical giant…

Sow Perfect Seeder Giveaway

The most effective, inexpensive hand held seeder available for your garden today! Imagine perfectly spaced seeds with little or no thinning required.  Sounds “sow perfect”, right?  Well, turns out it is!  During this weekend’s giveaway (May 18-20, 2018), three lucky gardeners will win a Sow Perfect Seeder, which is a durable, lightweight, easy-to-use gardening tool designed for sowing and spacing seed evenly into trays or directly into the garden.  There are…

Genetically Modified Children -MOVIE TRAILER-

OFFICIAL TRAILER 2018: Genetically Modified Children, Coming June 5. “Can Monsanto chemicals permanently alter your child’s genes? Low-income tobacco farmers face skyrocketing cancer rates with more devastating repercussions affecting their children: severe physical deformities and mental disabilities. Choosing between poverty or poison, Latin American growers have no choice but to use harmful chemicals such as the herbicide glyphosate (aka Monsanto’s Roundup) and Bayer’s insecticide Confidor if they want to certify…