The Compost Bandit

Compost and mulch material are in abundance in our backyard and our communities. What is ones man's yard waste is this man's treasure.

Mulching with Leaves

Leaves are a valuable source of mulch and fertility within the permaculture garden.

Sweet Potato Leaves Recipe

Try this simple, delicious and nutritious sweet potato leaves recipe in the Filipino tradition.

Photo of the Week: Fall Foliage

Fall colors in the trees greet readers in this week’s Photo of the Week. Keep submitting your photos for a chance to be the next Photo of the Week!  

Learn How to Identify Trees

Contributing editor Terry Krautwurst explains how you can learn basic tree identification skills, including recommendations for where to find classes and how to select a field guide.

12 Rules of Raking

Save time and avoid blisters and burnout by following these common-sense guidelines this leaf season.

Got Leaves? Put 'Em to Work

Use autumn's bounty of fallen leaves to expand your garden, protect your plants and improve your soil.