I recently spent time visiting the micro worlds of my garden. It always thrills me to do such a thing and I often find surprises.
Reading label ingredients is a must for your baby's health.
Here's an alert that could affect your plantings of annuals, especially impatiens.
This blog post discusses growing enough produce for canning.
It's important to periodically check any canned, dried, or otherwise home-preserved food to make sure it's still safe to eat.
It's easy to get distracted and forget a few absolutes when it comes to food safety. Take this quiz and see if you know your stuff!
Kitchen dish towels designated only for hand drying help keep germs out of the kitchen, without going on a fanatical sanitizing binge.
In this piece, author Mary Moss-Sprague discusses the simple pleasures of tasty, home-canned tomato preserves.
Adding lemon juice to tomatoes before canning is not an option! Neither is being distracted and forgetting what you're doing.
Hiking The Ozarks' Lost Valley - Where getting lost is part of the fun! By Mike McArthy of Photozarks
The author of STAND UP AND GARDEN discusses why it is safe to can and otherwise preserve produce that's grown in an environment in which pesticides are used.
Check out this roundup of 10 favorite sustainable gifts for the gardeners on your list — all under $50!
Abundant moisture and soil acidity are major factors in the growth of moss. There's nothing wrong with moss in your strawberry beds, but here's a tip on how to get more flavorful fruit.
Peat moss can help improve soil, but it can be expensive and its production can hurt the environment. Find out whether or not you should use it in your garden.