Patti Ballard

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Homeschooling in the City

Homeschooling in the City<i>Frustrated with the public schools, middle-class urbanites embrace an educational movement.</i> Photographs by Harvey WangAnne …

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Roots Up's Dew Collector greenhouse provides veggies and water in Ethiopia

The Roots Up’s Dew Collector greenhouse can help farmers in arid climates raise fresh vegetables, even during droughts. Dedicated to creating a …

Vegetables

With This Greenhouse It Is Now Possible To Grow Crops In The Desert

A non-profit organization called “Roots Up” has designed a greenhouse that collects moisture from the air, which then is used to water the plants. …

New Bubble Greenhouses could produce fresh water and food in drought-stricken regions

As water shortages threaten to destabilize many of the world’s driest regions, including California, researchers have developed an innovative new …

Looking For Organic Gardening Maintenance Tips? Here You Go!

Want to start an organic garden, but think it takes a lot of money and effort? Don’t be fooled by ads touting you need to buy the latest and greatest …

Gardening

Crabgrass

Crabgrass (<i>Digitaria species</i>) seedlings appear from mid-spring through summer in many types of soils. This fast-growing annual needs only warm rain …

Permaculture Companion Planting on Steroids - Organic Gardening

Permaculture is creating a synergistic garden; one that is symbiotic and supporting. It includes enriching the soil, planting for nutrients, planting …