Meghan McLeod

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Insect Gardens Are About to Become the Biggest Trend in Landscaping

Bring in the right bugs, and you'll never use harsh pesticides again.<p>Cultivating backyard butterflies is one thing, but what about willfully inviting wasps into the mix? Bring 'em on, says horticulture expert Clay Wesson. Why? Parasitic wasps prey on insects that often damage crops. Plus, the …

Farming is now done in 30 foot tall stacks without sunlight, pesticides, or soil

The population on Earth continues to grow at a staggering rate, with around 80 million new people on Earth each year. Those people need food, which …

Aquaponics

Low Light Houseplants - Plants That Don't Require Much Light

1 of 10<p>Getty/Verity Welstead<p>Calathea<p>Its patterned leaves (in colors like rose, white, and yellow) makes this plant a welcome addition to any room — …

Plants

In The Garden: Vancouver’s great ‘green’ streets

It’s always exciting to find a street with a terrific garden on it.<p>But even more exciting is to find a street with a whole string of beautiful …

Can Organic Farming Feed the World?

By Kendra Klein and Kari Hamerschlag<p>Forty five years have passed since Earl Butz, then U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, asserted, "Before we go back to …

What Tending a Vegetable Garden Can Teach You About Business

Co-founder, Pressboard<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Running a business takes intense focus and eats up the major portion of your time; however, studies have shown that giving your mind the time to wander allows you to turn from immediate tasks to life’s bigger -- …

Gardening