Plants

Houseplant Parents Embrace DIY Greenhouse Cabinets

Prior to the pandemic, Robyn Seguin had six houseplants in her Minneapolis apartment. But like... (more)

Shelby Vittek
How to Turn an Ikea Cabinet Into an Indoor Greenhouse

Over the past couple of years, a new generation of plant parents has blossomed, including... (more)

Shelby Vittek
May 15, 2021
Water Wells are at Risk of Going Dry in the US and...

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article. As the... (more)

Debra Perrone and Scott Jasechko
May 11, 2021
American Wineries Look to Elevate Hybrid Grapes

Alfredo Alcántara and Deanna Urciuoli moved to a cockroach-infested apartment in Brooklyn to save for... (more)

Stacey Lastoe
May 10, 2021
A New Route to Hardier Rice: Tweak its Microbiome

The next wave of innovations in crop science may come not from cross-breeding plants or... (more)

Casey Crownhart
May 9, 2021
Why the Humble Legume Could Be the Answer to Europe’s Fertilizer Addiction

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article. Peas, lentils,... (more)

Michael Williams, David Styles and Marcela Porto Costa
May 6, 2021
Survey Finds Pesticides Threaten Important Soil Ecosystems

“Soil health” is a recurring refrain for the sustainable agriculture movement, and it  is, at... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
May 5, 2021
A Legal Battle Rages Over Smoking Sugar Fields in South Florida

Southern Florida is home to the largest concentration of sugarcane plantations in the US. The... (more)

Shelby Vittek
May 4, 2021
Court of Appeals Gives EPA 60 Days to Fix Chlorpyrifos Regulation

The pesticide chlorpyrifos has had a turbulent past few years. The pesticide, marketed under brand... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
May 4, 2021
Trading Houseplants and Building Community

After moving to New York City last July, Alyssa Henderson was eager to meet new... (more)

Shelby Vittek
April 29, 2021
Mexico’s Supreme Court Issues Verdict: American Potatoes Welcome

Agricultural trade between the United States and Mexico is hugely important; each is the other’s... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
April 29, 2021