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New Study Finds Pesticide In Pollen, Honey

Most hives, honeybees examined in state study found to carry pesticides.

Vote Set On Limiting Right-To-Know GMO Bill

DARK Act seeks to stop states and other jurisdictions from labeling genetically engineered food products.

Mid-Summer Garden News

We’re growing great greens, cheering beneficial insects, and planning succession planting half-way into the summer garden.

Tips To Conserve Water This Summer

Lawn and garden watering jumps in the summer. Here’s how to save water and money at the same time.

Beet Recipes

Beets give us delicious, nutritious greens and delectable roots. Here’s recipes for both.

Causes of Plant Stress

How lack of water, poor soil and other plant stresses make your garden vulnerable to pests and disease.

GMO Wheat Fails Trials in Great Britain

Engineered to repel aphids, the genetically modified wheat was instead attacked by the pests in field tests.

Rain Garden Design

How to design environmentally friendly, water-efficient gardens using natural rainfall.

Arugula Recipes

Great in salads and stir-fries — even casseroles — arugula is a bold, versatile addition to many recipes.

Rainwater Harvesting

How to reduce water use, save money, and fight drought by harvesting and collecting rainwater.

Gardening Reality Check

No one said gardening is a bed of roses.

Take Action To Save Pollinators

Plants that attract bees, butterflies, and other pollinators to your garden can help save them.