Dear MOTHER: February/March 2013

Reader letters about killer compost, broody hens, setting out to farm, the beyond-monetary riches of a garden, pollution from nuclear weapons, genetically modified foods, composting meat and fat, and more.

Indoor Seed Starting
Reader Alicia Gouveia says Barbara Pleasant's article on indoor seed starting in the December 2012/January 2013 issue has likely saved her from a few more years of seed-starting trial and error. 
Illustration By Elayne Sears