gardening

Film

How Urban Gardening Can Save Black Communities

A new documentary shows how planting the seeds of social change begins with knowing where your food comes from.
Bill Kilby
11.30.15
Stuff

We Spoke to the Guy Who Sells Cannabis Grow Kits for Kids

Greg Lonsdale wants kids to learn about hemp, open up debate about weed legalization, and find a solution to the fossil fuel crisis, all at the same time.
Sirin Kale
10.23.15
Stuff

Frida Kahlo's Garden Takes Root in the Bronx

The New York Botanical Garden's new show 'Frida: Art. Garden. Life' shows off the trailblazing artist's green thumb.
Laura Feinstein
5.18.15
News

New Zealand Gangs Are Making Peace and Mowing Lawns

Members of the notorious Mongrel Mob and Black Power gangs will soon be worker as landscapers in an effort to give them a legal source of income.
Jack Callil
3.11.15
Design

Mobile Flower Pot Lets Plants Find Their Own Sunlight

Xiaolong Mu's smart gardening tool is about to make moving your ficus a whole lot easier.
Becky Chung
12.30.14
The Humongous Fungus Among Us Issue

I Fertilized My Salad with Period Blood

Blood contains three primary plant macronutrients—nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium. So, as a poor gardener and menstrual-cup enthusiast, I decided to collect my next cycle to help grow some lettuce.
Beca Grimm
7.30.14
FOOD

A Gardener in South Central LA Wants You to Grow Your Own Food

Had Ron Finley's garden not been cited for obstructing parkways and growing the wrong kinds of plants, his message of self-sufficiency and the wonders of soil might never have made it as far as it has.
Hannah Harris Green
10.8.13