Fairfield County Edition

Archive of: Eco Gardens and Feature and NAPC

Title Issue
Herbs that Beat the Heat

Herbs that Beat the Heat

Fragrant herbs that thrive in scorching days often come to us from South America, the Caribbean and Africa.

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Eco Yards

Eco Yards

In all climates and terrains, native plants offer more attractive, lower maintenance, planet-friendly alternatives to monoculture turf lawns.

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Soil Sisters

Soil Sisters

Women driving tractors are surging in number, and they are bringing a fresh sensibility to farming by focusing on organic produce and sustainable practices.

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Greenhouse Magic

Greenhouse Magic

DIY greenhouses are sprouting across the country, spreading the fun and yummy rewards of gardening into unlikely seasons.

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Home-Grown Organic Made Easy

Home-Grown Organic Made Easy

By planning ahead on seeds, containers, mulch and more we can both grow an abundant garden and relish time for summer fun.

April 2015
A Practical Guide to Composting

A Practical Guide to Composting

Always wanted to compost but unsure how? Here’s a guide to convenient choices that will make it easy to turn kitchen waste into garden gold.

March 2015
Food Revolution in a Tank

Food Revolution in a Tank

Growing food in indoor tanks makes organic, GMO-free food available at little cost all year long.

March 2014
Every Drop Counts

Every Drop Counts

Learn how to reap big benefits by capturing and managing rainwater with rain barrels, underground systems and the right roofing materials.

April 2012
Unconventional Gardens

Unconventional Gardens

Here’s how to turn a concrete jungle—of any size—into a life-enhancing oasis filled with food-producing plants.

March 2012
The Power of Permaculture

The Power of Permaculture

Melding the needs of human habitation and horticulture, permaculture is a creative, artful way of living that embraces thoughtful planning and the careful use of resources.

April 2011