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November 1, 2010
Credit:Gregory Luke SmithPurchasing produce at the market can be irksome after months of fresh, homegrown summer delicacies. Fortunately you don’t have to battle the...
October 19, 2010
Credit: Gregory Luke SmithWe may still have occasional days of sun and short sleeves, but winter is on the way, and it comes bearing colder temperatures, wetter...
August 13, 2010
Credit: Neal Foley/FlickrWhen I first started growing vegetables, I found myself waiting for the precise moment when my veggies looked like the stuff I’m used to seeing...
August 9, 2010
Photos courtesy of Greg Luke SmithPreparing a neglected area for planting can be the most laborious task in the garden. Hours are spent weeding and tilling the land....
August 5, 2010
Credit: Hint of Plum/FlickrIt takes nearly sixteen gallons of water to grow just one head of lettuce, 18.5 for an apple. Multiply those numbers by the abundance...
June 16, 2010
Credit: Matt Batchelor/FlickrWhen my husband and I exchanged two decades of urban existence for suburban life, I didn't know a rhododendron from a Rototiller. We did know...
May 19, 2010
Beekeeper Andrew Cote at New York City's Union Square Farmers' Market. Credit: Rob GoodierSwarms of newbies are taking up urban beekeeping, but the pursuit can be as...
March 12, 2010
It wasn't until winter's end that the store of food from Joan Gussow's garden finally came up short. "I had to buy a carrot," says Gussow, a Columbia professor and author of This...
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- Trichloroethylene (TCE)
- Triclosan and Triclocarban (Antibacterials)