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6 Gardening Shows to Watch for Backyard Inspiration

We could all use a little help sprucing up our home gardens. Stream these shows... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
October 10, 2021
Scientists Receive $25 Million to Learn to Talk With Plants

Researchers from several universities are banding together to launch a center to study plant communication.

Dan Nosowitz
October 6, 2021
8 Sea Vegetables You Can Cook With

A guide to umami-rich seaweeds, algae and other edible plants of the sea.

Lindsay Campbell
October 2, 2021
How to Preserve Your Own Flowers

Display your summer and fall blooms all year long.

Sophia F. Gottfried
September 25, 2021
Tar Spot Disease Is Plaguing Corn Fields Across the Midwest

Experts estimate up to a 50-percent loss in corn crop yields for affected areas.

Lindsay Campbell
September 22, 2021
How to Design a Moon Garden

Night owls and hopeless romantics—this one’s for you.

Lindsay Campbell
September 18, 2021
One Way to Grow Despite Drought? It’s in the Roots

A rare barley mutation could have drought-farming potential.

Dan Nosowitz
September 14, 2021
The Rise of At-Home Hydroponic Gardens

With intelligent indoor gardening systems, you can now grow leafy greens, vegetables, herbs and fruits... (more)

Bridget Shirvell
September 11, 2021
Wild Relatives of Important Food Crops Are Facing Extinction

Agriculture and pesticide use are to blame, a new study finds.

Shelby Vittek
September 8, 2021